News

  • 14-10-2012

    The Stratos Skydive on the net

    Felix Baumgartner broke the speed of sound on 14 October 2012 with his 39-kilometre jump to Earth within the Red Bull Stratos project. Baumgartner broke several records that day, not only the speed of the sound one. The live broadcast broke the record for the most watched online video and television event. In Spain about 4.3 million people watched the jump (27.8% of the share) through Teledeporte channel.

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  • 12-08-2012

    Internet traffic during the 2012 Olympics

    The European Internet Exchange Association —Euro-IX and RIPE Network Coordination Centre (RIPE NCC) have collaborated in order to analyze the Internet traffic during the Olympic Games that took place from 27 July— 12 August in London, as they did with the UEFA European Football Championship some months before.

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  • 26-07-2012

    Jazztel upgrades its connection to CATNIX up to 2 Gbps

    Jazztel has increased its connection to the Catalonia Neutral Internet Exchange Point (CATNIX) switch from 1 Gbps to 2 Gbps.

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  • 20-07-2012

    Upgrade of CATNIX Campus Nord and Telvent switch up to 2 Gbps

    On July 20, CATNIX network infrastructure between its two switches at Campus Nord (CSUC-CN) and Telvent (CSUC-T) has been upgraded from 1 to 2 Gbps.

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  • 25-06-2012

    New replica of Root Server L

    It has been activated a new mirror of the L-root server at the Catalonia Neutral Internet Exchange Point (CATNIX), managed by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). Specifically, it has been installed a new Dell PowerEdge R410 server at CSUC to provide this mirror.

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  • 30-03-2012

    IECISA connects to CATNIX

    Compañía Informática El Corte Inglés, known as IECISA, has connected with an access of 10 Mbps and one port of 100 Mbps to the switch through Campus Nord. With this connection, CATNIX counts with 26 members between operators, internet services providers and academic networks.

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  • 24-11-2011

    Speed Test, a new service

    Th Catalonia Neutral Internet Exchange Point (CATNIX) provides a new service, the speed test, which measures the quality of internet connection in an easy way for users, showing the upload and download speeds in megabits per second (Mbps) and the latency in milliseconds (ms).

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  • 16-09-2011

    Maxen connects to CATNIX

    Maxen Technologies has connected with an access of 300 Mbps and one port of 1 Gbps to the switch through Telvent. With this connection, CATNIX counts with 25 members between operators and internet services providers.

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  • 18-06-2011

    Upgrade of the Telvent switch up to eighteen 1 Gbps ports

    The Catalyst 4507R-E switch, situated at Telvent, has been extended with 12 additional 1 Gbps ports, thus it currently has 18 fiber 1 Gbps ports. This extension was needed because with the last upgrades and entities connections to the Telvent node the number of available ports for new 1 Gbps connections was exhausted.

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  • 08-06-2011

    IPv6 World Day

    The 8th of June was the IPv6 World Day. Both Internet and content providers as well as institutions from all over the world took part in this initiative promoted by Internet Society. Thus, these institutions had their main web sites available in IPv6 (AAAA record of DNS), which will also worked in IPv4 as a second option (A record). This action was useful not only to enforce the dissemination of IPv6, but also to test the protocol and find possible configuration problems.

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