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Press release, 7 November 2012: 

To ensure the open, competitive and innovative nature of the Internet in the future, Euro-IX members ask CEPT (European Conference of Postal and Telecommunications Administrations) for support... more 

Euro-IX EC Release a Position Statement on the Review of the ITRs

Amsterdam, The Netherlands 18 October 2012

In December 2012, the World Conference on International Telecommunications will consider a review of the International Telecommunication Regulations. As some proposed amendments may have a negative impact on the future of the Internet, the Euro-IX Board (Executive Committee) has prepared a Position Statement. The statement lists the points which are considered important to ensure the open, competitive and innovative nature of the Internet in the future. The Euro-IX Board has encouraged the members of Euro-IX to talk to their Government representatives and share the position statement with them and also with the members (customers, participants) of the exchange point.

The position statement can be found here.

Euro-IX Announces its Members are IPv6 Ready!

The full Press Release can be found here:  Euro-IX IPv6 PR 2012

Euro-­IX IXPs are IPv6 ready

The European Internet Exchange Association (Euro­‐IX) announced today that its membership which operates more than 60 European IXPs are both IPv6 ready and enabled. Full press release: Euro-­IX IXPs are IPv6 ready - Press release: 7th of June 2011

Euro-IX launches € 35,000 film competition to tell the story of the Internet

The European Internet Exchange Association, Euro-IX, has launched a film competition challenging amateur or professional filmmakers to develop a short-movie that explains the inner workings of the Internet. The contest will run under the banner: ‘The Internet Revealed’. Full press release: Euro-IX Film Competition - Press release: 20th of October 2008

Euro-IX to Hold the Largest-ever Gathering of Internet Exchange Points

The 6th Euro-IX Forum, to be held from 11-12 April 2005 in London, is set to become the largest ever gathering of Internet Exchange Points (IXPs) from throughout the world. More than 30 IXPs from 20 countries will come together to discuss the latest technical, commercial and regulatory issues that affect Internet traffic. Full press release: 6th Euro-IX Forum - Press release: 6th of April 2005

First European Forum for Internet Exchange Points

The largest-ever gathering of Internet exchange points - the 'telephone exchanges' of the Internet - held in Barcelona (Spain) this week has increased international co-operation aimed at improving the efficiency and security of the Internet. Full press release: 1st Euro-IX Forum - Press release: 26th of September 2002

European Internet Exchanges Link Up to Improve Internet Services

Europe's leading Internet exchange points which connect the networks of Internet service providers (ISPs) to permit the exchange of Internet traffic are to set up a European organisation. Full press release: Press release: 1st of May 2001