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BBIX to Launch New IX Point “BBIX Singapore No. 4” at STT Singapore 5 Data Centre

September 21, 2023
BBIX, Inc.

BBIX to Launch New IX Point “BBIX Singapore No. 4” at STT Singapore 5 Data Centre

BBIX, Inc. (“BBIX”), a subsidiary of SoftBank Corp. that conducts an Internet Exchange (IX) business, will launch a new IX point, “BBIX Singapore No. 4” at ST Telemedia Global Data Centres’ (“STT GDC”) STT Singapore 5 data centre (“STT Singapore 5”), and provide its “Smart IX” service* starting from October 2023.

BBIX has 3 existing IX points in Singapore. BBIX will expand its 4th IX point at STT Singapore 5, which is located in an area where major network data centres in Southeast Asia are concentrated.

At the new “BBIX Singapore No. 4,” users will be able to connect and exchange traffic with other users by using “Smart IX” service as well as users at other BBIX operated global IX points.

Through the launch of “BBIX Singapore No. 4,” BBIX will continue to provide premium interconnectivity quality with greater cost savings for customers.

* In Singapore, “Smart IX” service is provided by BBIX Singapore Pte. Ltd.

Overview of “BBIX Singapore No. 4”

1. Location
STT Singapore 5 (Singapore)

2. Services provided
Smart IX Service

 Service content  A service that provides interconnection points for exchanging traffic between customers who use the service, aimed at major content providers, Internet service providers, educational institutions, companies, etc.
 Port Type  10G Ethernet/100G Ethernet
 Optional services  Link Aggregation
Route Server
Private VLAN
Inter-node Connectivity
Note: Please contact for monthly fees and initial costs.

■Comments on the Launch of “BBIX Singapore No.4”

Lionel Yeo, CEO, Southeast Asia of STT GDC

“We are thrilled to welcome BBIX to our STT Singapore 5. This collaboration further reinforces our commitment to meeting the growing demand for internet exchange and interconnection services, and our customers can now harness enhanced connectivity to drive their business expansion.”

Michikazu Fukuchi, Executive Vice President, Board Director and COO of BBIX

“We are pleased to establish “BBIX Singapore No. 4” at STT Singapore 5. In collaboration with STT GDC, we aim to contribute to the growth of the internet in Singapore and surrounding regions, addressing the needs of not only global internet providers but also local businesses.”

■About STT GDC

STT GDC is one of the fastest-growing data centre providers with a global platform serving as a cornerstone of the digital ecosystem that helps the world to connect. Powering a sustainable digital future, STT GDC operates across Singapore, the UK, Germany, India, Thailand, South Korea, Indonesia, Japan and the Philippines, providing businesses an exceptional foundation that is built for their growth anywhere.

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■ About BBIX
Company Name: BBIX, Inc.
Headquarters: 1-9-10 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Representative: Hidetoshi Ikeda, President & CEO
Date of establishment: June 13, 2003
Capital: 100 million yen
Ownership: 100% owned by SoftBank Corp.
Business: Telecommunications operator under Japan’s Telecommunications Business Act; leasing, maintenance & management of telecommunications equipment; development, sales, maintenance & management of computer hardware/software

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