SmartHub IX

About Us

Etisalat bestows a carrier neutral internet exchange platform in the booming MENA ICT market titled SmartHub Internet Exchange (SH IX). SmartHub IX is designed to handle significant end-user traffic and makes Internet communication easier and cost-effective . SmartHub IX works towards providing a resilient, redundant and robust network with efficient engineering support.

SmartHub IX offers public peering platform for its members, accentuating a significant performance through state of art network coupled with high speed terrestrial and submarine cables.

SH IX facilitates bilateral peering arrangements with regional, telecoms, ISP’s and renowned content providers for traffic localization.

Sited in Fujairah, SmartHub IX interconnects global networks, content providers and eyeball networks. Etisalat offers a world class infrastructure and environment to clients seeking to broaden their exposure and growth into new productive and emerging global arena.

Our Vision

A world where people’s reach is not limited by matter or distance.

Our Mission

To extend people’s reach. We do this through providing the service and technologies that enable people and businesses around the world to extend themselves so they can reach each other, their aspirations, ambitions and the best the world has to offer.

Topology

Quick Facts

  • SmartHub IX operates Internet exchange points established in Fujairah.

  • State of art platform.

  • Fast provisioning. Reliability.

  • Built on fully redundant switching platform.

  • SmartHub IX is a Layer-2 Internet Exchange.

  • Provides the infrastructure which enables its customers to exchange IP traffic.

  • More peering and service exchange opportunities as more members join the platform.