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					CAR-IX

Caribbean Internet Exchange

Nico Scheper

Who is the CAR-IX ?
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Caribbean Internet Exchange
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(CAR-IX)

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Blank presentation (logo, etc) Public private initiative (facilitator) Key stakeholders are the Minister of telecommunication; the regulator and the key telecom operators. IX considered valuable for increased connectivity and business activity

Who is the CAR-IX ?
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Bringing together 5 operators as founding members Founding members are:  UTS  Scarlet  Telbo  EOCG  Digicel

Key values
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Neutral Non-profit (balanced costs) Membership based Profiting members, business community and ultimately the endusers

CAR-IX business structure
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Not for profit CAR-IX association Holding all shares in CAR-IX bv (ltd) Connected parties will automatically be member Elected board from amongst the members One member one vote Bi lateral peering agreements

CAR-IX business structure
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Flying start through partnership Strategic partnership with the Amsterdam Internet Exchange (www.ams-ix.net)
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300 connected parties; 500 ports operational Transfer over 10 years’ IX knowledge and expertise knowledge to stakeholders

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Co-location at the E-commerce Park tier 2 datacenter in Curacao

CAR-IX Management
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CAR-IX Board members
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Eric Stakland (CEO Scarlet; Chairman) Paul de Geus (CEO UTS) Edsel Winklaar (CEO Telbo) Chris Engels (GM MIO) Hans Lute (GM Digicel)

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MD Agaya, (Nico Scheper)

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www.car-ix.net
www.car-ix.org www.car-ix.an www.car-ix.com

CTU\LACNIC conference:
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2007 discussing IX concept 2008 RFS October 2008 2009 Fully operational

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Today:  register the CAR-IX at www.peeringdb.com  Thanking all speakers for sharing their valuable knowledge with us


				
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