Malaysia’s Johor Bahru Internet Exchange (JBIX) said Facebook, Google, Amazon, Yahoo, Akamai, Cloudflare and Valve Software have peered with JBIX. Thai ISPs JasTel Network and Advanced Wireless Network have also joined JBIX.
Weng Yew Wong, the MD at Extreme Broadband and chief peering officer at JBIX, said JBIX now has a total of 34 companies peered to the exchange, including Akamai, Cloudfare, Exabytes, Shinjiru, Hitachi Sunway DC and Monash University Malaysia. The exchange said earlier that it attracted 20 customers in the first three months of operation.
Weng noted that a key attraction for customers is JBIX’s Causeway Connect Managed dark fibre offerings that connect Malaysia to Singapore.