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Packet Clearing House maintains the global directory of Internet exchange points. The directory reports on past and current IXPs, peering subnets used by the members to exchange traffic, locations, equipment and membership.

This page lists several datasets in CSV format. If you are a network operator, policy-maker or academic researcher, this data might help in your research or analysis. Please get in touch with you think it could help but need guidance on how to use it.

Datasets are provided under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. Read here for full details of what you are entitled to do with the datasets.

Make sure you fully understand the content of the dataset before incorporating into your analysis. If unsure, please email us at info@pch.net

Full exchange point dataset

DescriptionDataset containing active, inactive, defunct and unknown Internet exchange points.
Data fieldsexchange_point_id, region, country, city, name, status, media_type, organization_type, establishment, url, member_list_url, looking_glass_url, participants, traffic, prefixes
FormatCSV
File size125KB
LicenseCreative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License
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Active subnet dataset

DescriptionDataset containing subnet details from currently active exchanges.
Data fieldsexchange_point_id, short_name, status, version, multicast, mlpa, subnet, participants
FormatCSV
File size50KB
LicenseCreative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License
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Full subnet dataset

DescriptionDataset containing subnet details from active, inactive, defunct and unknown exchanges.
Data fieldsexchange_point_id, short_name, status, version, multicast, mlpa, subnet, participants
FormatCSV
File size69KB
LicenseCreative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License
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IXP membership dataset

DescriptionDataset containing membership details for the subset of Internet exchange points in which we are present as member. Entries show hosts in the IX and entries with ASN value are currently peering with our route collectors (see locations here)
Data fieldssubnet, ip, fqdn, asn, organization
FormatCSV
File size539KB
LicenseCreative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License
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If you have any questions regarding the datasets or would like to get in touch please email us at info@pch.net.