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JINX is the oldest Internet Exchange Point (IXP) in Africa, and amongst the oldest 25 IXPs still operational today, globally.

Contact information

Questions relating to the INX policy, accounts, membership, eligibility to connect to the INX and other general issues should be addressed to: 

Important: JINX RBA/PKL will be relocating soon.

The older JINX-PKL (IDC-1) sites is being collapsed into a larger 15 cabinet location within Parklands IDC-6. Our INX manager should have already contacted you, if you host equipment at these sites, or would be affected by the move.

The JINX-RBA node has already been successfully decommissioned, and peers moved to this site.

Hosting facilities

Questions relating to addition hosting facilities (ie.  additional colocation space) for equipment that may not be applicable to be housed at the JINX itself, should be addressed to the relevant colocation provider.  JINX is currently available at :

  • IS Parklands
  • Hetzner, Samrand
  • Teraco, Isando
  • Midrand, Liquid 

... and through a host of other remote peering partners.

Support numbers for JINX

  • Please use the contact details mentioned below to get in touch with the NOC.
    • ops (at)

    • +27.115681166


Please do not arrange for cabling directly to the INX;  rather work through the INX Ops team.  In all cases, the INX Ops team will have to send you a Letter of Authorisation (LOA) to grant access to cabling entering the JINX cabinets.

Physical locations

Physical access to the JINX locations is restricted to the INX OPS team.  Should there be a reasonable need for access to the site, please contact the ops team for an access permit.


IP address allocation

The IPv4/IPv6 address blocks for JINX are:

  • DATA vlan: 196.223.14.X/24 and 2001:43f8:1f0::X/64
  • VOIP vlan: 196.223.15.X/24 and 2001:43f8:1f0:1::X/64

    where X is assigned on application for a port.

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