News and Events

Belgacom International Carrier Services joins WAF-IX

Let’s welcome Belgacom International Carrier Services (BICS) to WAF-IX. BICS is a global communications enabler that provides voice, connectivity, messaging, roaming and mobile connectivity services to over 1,100 fixed and wireless carriers and service providers, including more than 500 mobile … Read More

We welcome Juniper Solutions to WAF-IX

We are pleased to announce that Juniper solutions is now at West Africa Internet Exchange. As the 5th peer, Juniper solutions increases the number of routes accessible on the exchange while enhancing the experience of the end users on the … Read More


Google now at WAF-IX!

We welcome Google to the West African Internet Exchange. Google (AS 15169) becomes our 4th peer as we gradually increase peering traffic on WAF-IX. Google provides internet-related services and products which include internet video, online advertising, search engine and cloud … Read More

Avanti Communications connects to WAF-IX

We welcome Avanti Communications to the West African Internet Exchange. Avanti is our third peer following Cloudflare and MainOne within a month of launching WAF-IX. Avanti’s satellite technology delivers always-on, fast consumer broadband adopting the latest Ka-band satellite technology to … Read More

Cloudflare deploys its 155th PoP in Lagos, connects to WAF-IX

Cloudflare has now entered Lagos with a secure facility colocated and interconnected to one of the primary undersea cable operators along with a full connection to both the local Internet Exchange (IXPN) and the newly announced WAF-IX  Lagos exchange. With every data … Read More

MDXI launches West Africa’s Carrier-Neutral IX with Asteroid

West Africa’s largest data centre provider, MDXI and global IXP platform provider, Asteroid have partnered to launch a carrier-neutral Internet Exchange Point (IXP) for West Africa. The West African Internet Exchange (WAF-IX), is based on Asteroid’s lightweight design and will … Read More