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Chicago Internet Exchange


weekly aggregated traffic


Short Name: ChIX

ASN: 33713

Secure Route servers: yes

  • rs0: Debian bird 2.0.12-7
  • rs1: Debian bird 2.0.12-7

AS112: yes

Private VLANs: yes

SLA: 100%

Realtime blackholing: yes

Fee Schedule

1G: $500
10G: $500
25G: $1000
40G: $1500
100G: $2000
1G: $500
10G: $500
25G: $1000
40G: $1000
100G: $2000

New Customer Special

Sign up now and take advantage of our current special, no MRC until your usage exceeds 10% of your port speed on 1G, 10G, and 25G ports!

Tiered pricing available on 100G

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Connect to us via cross connect from your rack or any layer 1 carrier at these facilities.

350 Cermak (CH1)
Digital Reality MMR (CH1.2)
Fifth floor (CH1.5)

350 East Cermak Rd.
Chicago, IL 60616

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427 Lasalle (CH3)
Coresite MMR

427 South LaSalle St.
Chicago, IL 60605

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603 Discovery (CH2)
SBA Edge

603 Discovery Dr.
West Chicago, IL 60185

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2800 Ashland (CH4)
QTS Chicago

2800 S. Ashland Ave.
Chicago, IL 60608

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Connection Partners

You can also connect using our connectivity partners. These partners can pick up your link on their networks and deliver your packets directly to our peering fabric. Contact them for more information on locations and rates, or contact us and we can help you determine the optimal way to connect.

Are you somewhere we're not? Let us know.

Providers, see more options here.

Community Ports

To further our mission of promoting local traffic exchange and enhanced peering, United IX now offers a free 1G peering port in select locations and formats. These ports have a $250 one time NRC at installation, which is waived for registered non-profits and educational institutions. Available at our ch1 location (350 Cermak - MMR) or our ch3 (427 LaSalle - MMR) in copper (1000-T).