DE-CIX India
Full nameDE-CIX India
AbbreviationMumbai CH ; Mumbai IX
Founded15 August 2014
Location India, Mumbai, Navi Mumbai
Members590 as of July 2023[1]
Peak3 Tbit/s
Daily (avg.)770 Gbit/s

Mumbai Internet Exchange (Mumbai IX) is a subsidiary of the German Internet exchange point (IXP) DE-CIX, founded on 15 August 2014 as Mumbai Convergence Hub (Mumbai CH) as an Open Carrier Neutral Internet Exchange & Peering Hub. As of 30 March 2021 it interconnects more than 375 members,[1] making it the largest IXP in India and surrounding region.

It's a subsidiary of Germany-based DE-CIX and is rebranded as DE-CIX Mumbai, not be confused with National Internet Exchange of India.


Mumbai Internet Exchange is composed of a non-profit association model focus on improving Internet experience of Indian users. It is currently run by DE-CIX and are currently serving 375+ members spread across all over India.


As of 30 March 2021, Mumbai Internet Exchange network has 8 PoP in Mumbai Urban.

Other Locations

DE-CIX Mumbai formerly known as Mumbai IX now holding national license has expanded its facilities to new cities in 2019, all data center and carrier neutral and allow the settlement free exchange of traffic. The new locations are:

Ports of connection

Services are available through following types of port and several bandwidth options.

Port Traffic
1 Gbit/s LX traffic up to 100Mbit/s
1 Gbit/s LX 1G
10 Gbit/s LR 10G
100 Gbit/s 100G


Mumbai Internet Exchange offers the following professional services:


Mumbai Internet Exchange community comes from all around the world. Any organisation which owns an Autonomous System Number (also known as ASN) can be connected to Mumbai IX. The connected members of the Internet exchange point have various profiles:

Awards and recognition

Mumbai Internet Exchange was Recognized as a Top Digital Innovator at 2016 Digital India Summit in the Digital Start-up Innovators category.[4][5]

Mumbai Internet Exchange was Recognized as a Top Digital Innovator at the 2017 Digital India Summit in the Digital Start-up Innovators category for the second year in a row.[citation needed]

In September 2017 Mumbai IX received the prestigious Open-IX Certification from the Open-IX Association, making the Mumbai IX Asia's only IXP with Open-IX certification for its state-of-the-art technical standards.[6]

See also


  1. ^ a b "DE-CIX INDIA : Current Members". Retrieved 14 July 2023.
  2. ^ "Mumbai-IX, powered by DE-CIX, expands footprint by adding a PoP at GPX". Mumbai-IX Blog. Retrieved 2 July 2018.
  3. ^ "DE-CIX India Announces new Internet exchange's in Delhi, Kolkata & Chennai". MUMBAI IX Blog. Retrieved 30 January 2019.
  4. ^ "Mumbai Convergence Hub Recognized as a Top Digital Innovator at 2016 Digital India Summit". Retrieved 31 October 2016.
  5. ^ "Welcome Pioneeralliance News | Hindi news portal in lucknow | News portal | Lucknow news portal|". Retrieved 31 October 2016.
  6. ^ "Mumbai CH, a State-of-the-Art Internet Exchange in India Receives OIX-1 Certification from Open-IX Association". MarketsInsider. 28 September 2017. Retrieved 13 March 2019.