After years of increase, Internet traffic on BNIX dropped for the first time last year. Both average traffic and peaks were lower in 2022 than in the record year of 2021. The decline is due to the considerably lower impact of corona on our business and private life.
Earlier this year, the Belgian National Internet Exchange applied to join the MANRS (Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security) initiative. MANRS is supported by the Internet Society and offers norms and guidelines to improve routing security on the internet.
The European Internet Exchange Association (Euro-IX) gathers 73 IXPs from around the world. It was formed in May 2001 with the intention to develop, strengthen and improve the Internet Exchange Point (IXP) community.