One Port. Many Possibilities.

Select a port that best meets your needs.

If you are only looking to peer at the ISP Peering LAN:

Get a Peering Port

Peering Port is an untagged interface that only gives you access to the ISP Peering LAN for public peering. It does not support VLANs and does not give you access to cloud exchange services, such as connections to AWS, IP transit, transport & private interconnects, etc.


Port
Monthly Charge
1x 10GE sub 1G rate*
$50*
1x 10GE sub 4G rate*
$125*
1x 10GE
$500
2x 10GE
$800
1x 100GE sub 30G rate*
$1,200*
1x 100GE
$2,000
* Fractional (sub-rate) ports are billed annually and are non-burstable. Input direction into IX switch is policed at committed rate, and thus participant should enable queueing (traffic shaping) on egress to prevent excessive discards. MASS IX will queue on its output direction; maximum queue depth during congestion shall not exceed 100 ms.

For PacketFabric customers:
Remote connections up to 10 Gbps into ISP Peering LAN is currently free for PacketFabric customers. To request a connection, find us under IX Connectivity List on your PacketFabric account portal and send us a VC invitation.

To order a peering port, your network must meet technical requirements outlined in the MASS IX Connection Guidelines document.

Please see MASS IX Enabled Sites for a list of possible locations to connect from.

If you need cloud connectivity, private interconnection, or IP transit in addition to public peering:

Get a
Packetsurge™ Port

Packetsurge™ Port gives you the full compliment of exchange services. In addition to the ISP Peering LAN, you get access to our cloud exchange services and you can create VLANs to other Packetsurge ports, whether it's for private interconnections or data center interconnect applications.

MASS IX does not charge fees to establish VLANs (EVCs). Instead, each Packetsurge port comes with a pack of EVCs included‐ scaling limitations are outlined under EVC Port Scales.

If you're a service provider, you can use the Packetsurge port as an NNI and sell connectivity services to other participants.

Each Packetsurge port includes free 1G IP transit and free 100M AWS DirectConnect.


Port
Monthly Charge
Packetsurge™ 1G
$350
Packetsurge™ 10G
$750
Packetsurge™ 100G
$2,500

ISP Peering LAN is provided to you on VLAN 64 by default. To participate at the ISP Peering LAN, your network must meet technical requirements outlined in the MASS IX Connection Guidelines document.

Please see MASS IX Enabled Sites for a list of possible locations to connect from.

Ready to order?


To get started with your order, please contact us at sales@mass-ix.net to receive an order form.

To peer at the ISP Peering LAN, please review MASS IX Connection Guidelines document prior to placing your order. Your order may be rejected if your network does not meet the basic technical requirements to peer at an IX.


Interested in expanding to Boston?


MASS IX makes it easy for networks looking to establish presence in the New England region for the first time.

For service providers, we offer Virtual POP service, where we rent you a dedicated peering router pre-cabled to MASS IX with a Packetsurge™ 10G port, and a free cross-connect for you to bring in your longhaul circuit, eliminating the need for you to colocate out in Boston. MASS IX also operates POPs in New York and Washington DC markets and can provide you transport if required.

To join MASS IX remotely, you can connect through our participating resellers to join our exchange remotely. For content providers, MASS IX can deliver you a peering port in New York metro on individual case basis, subject to capacity review. Contact us at sales@mass-ix.net to discuss options.