BGP hijacks and route leaks are a well-publicized problem on the Internet. Many thousands of incidents happen every year — some accidental, others malicious. No matter what the provenance, each incident creates the potential for connectivity loss for the networks it affects. Continue reading
Bhutan Internet Exchange is pleased to host the sixth version of the Bhutan Network Operators Group (btNOG) from 3rd – 7th June, 2019 at Tashi Namgay Resort, Paro, Bhutan to celebrate 20 years of Internet in Bhutan. Continue reading
Internet experience in the country is expected to be faster and cost saving with the launch of the first Internet exchange point in the country called Bhutan Internet exchange (btIX) in Thimphu.
btIX is a physical Internet infrastructure through which Internet service provider and content delivery networks exchange local traffic locally through the point. Continue reading
An official launch of Bhutan Internet Exchange (btIX) was inaugurated by Hon’ble Lyonpo Karma Donnen Wangdi, Ministry of Information & Communications on 8th, January 2019 at Thimphu TechPark, Babesa. An event, organized by the founding members of btIX, will be marked as one of the historic milestone for Internet Community in Bhutan. Continue reading
K.Root Server operated by RIPE NCC has now joined btIX as a special member and the K.Root Server Instance is now live at btIX from 28th Dec 2018. Members of btIX can initiate bilateral peering request with them as we do not as yet have a Route Server deployed. Please see the Members page for details.
Bhutan Internet Exchange held its first Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 3rd December 2018. Five of the Seven members were physically present for the AGM.
The Chairman of Bhutan Internet Exchange, Mr. Ganga R Dhungyel, presented the Annual Report to the Board and Members. Summarizing the report at the end, Mr. Dhungyel informed the meeting that during the last one year, Bhutan Internet Exchange has succeeded in operationalizing the IX and this would not have been possible without the cooperation and support of the members. Continue reading