Evolution of traffic over the years
Average traffic on BNIX has quadrupled in 7 years
Due to the strong rise of mobile internet, e-commerce, cloud services and the Internet of Things.
Data traffic in 2020
In the corona year 2020, traffic increased by 37.5%.
Data volume 2020
The Belgian Internet node processed 869 616 000 GB of data in 2020.
In 2023, BNIX welcomed 9 new participants (of which 1 through the Reseller Programme and 3 through the partnership with LU-CIX).
The BNIX platform
67 companies and organizations are connected to the BNIX platform.
The BNIX infrastructure is spread over 3 locations in and around Brussels.
Active connections: number and types
Almost half of the connections are 10 Gbit/s connections.
13.2 Tbps It is the capacity of the switches. They are 4x more powerful than the previous ones.
Peaks and lows in 2020
Most traffic was exchanged during the first and second lockdown. On Tuesday 15 December 2020, traffic on BNIX exceeded the cape of 600 gigabit per second.
The peaks on the BNIX platform in 2020 mainly occurred in the afternoon instead of the evening, especially because of many people working from home.
Trafic decreased on Saturdays and Sundays.