HONG KONG and AMSTERDAM, February 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Hutchison Global Communications Limited (HGC) and Amsterdam Internet Exchange (AMS-IX) today announced the launch of AMS-IX Hong Kong, a professional Internet Exchange in Hong Kong, to boost regional Internet traffic and develop Hong Kong into a major Internet Exchange hub in the region. The new Internet Exchange builds on the formula of AMS-IX in Europe, which has grown into the largest group of interconnected IP networks in the world. This new collaboration will allow users in Asia to access extensive Internet networks via a single platform, while users of AMS-IX in Europe can extend their capacity in the Asia Pacific region.
Backed by HGC's extensive fibre-optic network, world-class data centres, and highly meshed international network, customers will be able to connect with the platform via dedicated ports with speeds of 1Gbps to multiple 1Gbps or 10Gbps. AMS-IX Hong Kong will serve as a neutral and independent peering platform with unrivalled quality of both private and public peering services at carrier-grade level to Internet Service Providers (ISPs), Internet Content Providers (ICPs) and telecoms operators from all over Asia Pacific.
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Hutchison Global Communications Limited (HGC) owns one of the largest fibre-to-the-building telecommunications networks in Hong Kong. Since establishment in 1995, it has been fully committed to building its own 100% optical-fibre network infrastructure and introducing the most advanced facilities. Coupled with its four cross-border routes integrated with all three of mainland China's tier-one telecommunications operators and world-class international network, HGC provides a comprehensive range of fixed-line telecommunications services locally and overseas. HGC is a subsidiary of Hutchison Telecommunications Hong Kong Holdings Limited (HTHKH, Stock Code: 215). HTHKH is a leading integrated telecommunications service operator, offering mobile and fixed-line services to local and international customers. For more information on HGC, please visit http://www.hgc.com.hk. For more information on HTHKH, please visit http://www.hthkh.com.
AMS-IX - Amsterdam Internet Exchange - is a neutral and independent Internet Exchange based in Amsterdam-The Netherlands since the early 1990's. AMS-IX has more than 470 Interconnected IP networks and a traffic peak of over 1500 Gbps (1.5 Terabit per second), making it one of the largest Internet Exchanges in the World. The AMS-IX platform provides a professional, high quality, non-blocking peering service for all types of IP traffic, be it regular IP data such as e-mail or web content, to also video/TV and voice. AMS-IX additionally hosts the first mobile peering point worldwide, the Global GPRS Roaming Exchange (GRX) and the Mobile Data Exchange (MDX) and the first interconnection of IPX networks (Inter-IPX).
More information on: http://www.ams-ix.net.
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