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IP Peering & Transit

IP Peering & Transit

Our offer includes IP Peering & Transit connectivity via 1GE and 10GE connections to different locations in Switzerland, Europe, North America and Asia.

Our strengths:                                          

  • International Internet backbone
  • Worldwide > 300 peering partners
  • Professional backbone and peering-management guarantee first class performance
  • Proactively managed Internet backbone with regular quality tests by CNLAB*
  • Reliable, DDoS-protected backbone

* Independent technology company that focuses on Internet technologies

Basic requirements

The following requirements must be met:

  • The customer accepts the Swisscom Peering Policy
  • The customer has its own AS (autonomous system) and own IP addresses
  • The offer is only available via the given exchange points
  • The customer is responsible for the connection between the IP-Plus router/switch and the customer infrastructure
  • Other conditions apply in accordance with the Swisscom product description


Basic Peering

Basic Peering offers connectivity to the Swisscom end customer base.

Different profiles and models are available (flat fee as well as usage-based).

In addition to private peering we also offer public peering via Swiss-IX for smaller bandwidths.


Interconnect Peering

Interconnect Peering offers connectivity to the Swisscom end customer base. This is a share-based peering model, which includes a certain amount of free data traffic. If one of the parties exceeds their share, it has to provide compensation to the other party.

Requirements for IC Peering:

  • Shared bandwidth of at least 500 Mbps (in and outbound)
  • Geographic redundancy (at least two separated interconnection points)
  • Operation of a 24x7 NOC and trouble ticketing
  • All traffic exchanged between the two networks must travel via direct routes


IP Transit

IP Transit offers global Internet connectivity.

Different profiles and models are available (flat fee as well as usage-based).

If required, we can also make an offer that includes protection against DDoS attacks.


Please contact us for further information.

Interconnection points

IP Peering and Transit services are available at the following locations:

  • Equinix Zurich (ZH1)
  • Equinix Zurich (ZH2)
  • InterXion Zurich
  • Zurich
  • Equinix Geneva (GV1) 
  • Equinix Geneva (GV2)
  • CERN Geneva
  • Bern
  • Safe Host Data Center Plan-les-Ouates
  • Green Data Center Lupfig
  • Swisscom Telehouse Metro locations

International interconnection points available on request

The Service Access Point (SAP) is on the interface of the IP-Plus router/switch. The customer is responsible for organising the connection between the customer router and IP-Plus router (cross-connect).


Are you interested in our Products and Services?

Then get in touch with us!