Atlantic IXPs is a federally incorporated not-for-profit corporation whose mandate is to provide a meet-me point for multiple Internet networks and Internet service providers. Networks are able to directly connect with one another to exchange local Internet traffic. AIXP currently operates two exchanges in Atlantic Canada:


The Halifax Internet Exchange operates the ethernet switching platform, route reflectors, and other services used to interconnect member networks.

Join us at our location in the Hibernia Networks co-lo facility at 7071 Bayer’s Road, Halifax.


Our newest location is the Saint John Internet Exchange in New Brunswick. Peers are welcome at the Cirrus9 DC2 data centre, 75 Prince William Street, Saint John.

Other Canadian Internet Exchanges

Internet exchanges have been set up in over 600 cities around the world. The number in Canada is growing; these are a few examples: