ACIX, Africa Congo Internet Exchange, provides an interconnection ecosystem for Central Africa in order to fulfil the growing interconnection needs of companies and end users – high-quality affordable connections for a better user experience, and for a more interconnected digital future.
ACIX is DE-CIX as a Service partner exchange, a cooperation between United and DE-CIX.
ACIX has an open peering policy.
UNITED S.A. is a company based in Kinshasa, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, created by three brothers that decided to be “United” in order to create a new dynamic way to operate, innovate, and reinvent a new workflow to offer better services and more tailored products that suits the growing needs for Internet connectivity, web hosting, and ICT related services in Africa.
They are a team of professionals that have an extensive know-how in the ISP business in DR Congo since 2006 and presence in Kinshasa since 1970. They have experience in satellite connectivity, optical fiber, IP transit, RF planning, interference mitigation, dynamic bandwidth management, network security, VPN, electrical hybrid solutions, and many more to adapt to the environment of Africa.
DE-CIX provides premium network interconnection services and operates several carrier and data center neutral interconnection platforms in Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia, and Africa. Founded in 1995, DE-CIX’s Internet Exchange in Frankfurt is the world’s leading interconnection platform.
DE-CIX was one of the first Internet Exchanges worldwide to interconnect networks, and over the years, they successfully created interconnection ecosystems on three continents. They not only create, build, and run interconnection platforms, but build whole interconnection ecosystems for the benefit of all connected networks and businesses. DE-CIX makes interconnection easy. Anywhere.