Discover the opportunities 
of interconnection

Join the region's growing digital hub for Internet Exchange services

DE-CIX Istanbul is a neutral interconnection and peering point for Internet Service Providers from Turkey, Iran, the Caucasus region, and the Middle East. The exchange gives access to a variety of networks via various data centers across Turkey including Istanbul, Ankara, Bursa, and İzmir.

We have been working with DE-CIX for the past ten years. Being connected lowers our costs, gives us better control, and improves our network performance.”


Instant access to Turkish and global networks.

Secure access to 50+ global and regional cloud providers such as AWS and Microsoft Azure.

Reach hundreds of networks at additional DE-CIX locations with a VLAN from Istanbul.

The DirectCLOUD service has enabled us to enlarge our portfolio with solutions for enterprise customers, and offering the service brings in new revenue streams and significant growth potential. 
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Vodafone Turkey

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How to connect to DE-CIX

To benefit from our interconnection services, you first need to have access to our platform. Once you have access, you can order multiple services, overbook access with services, and have multiple ASNs on your access. 

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Route server guides

DE-CIX Istanbul route server guide

DE-CIX operates so-called route server systems to facilitate the exchange of BGP announcements between peers at DE-CIX. Find out how this works at DE-CIX Istanbul.

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Customer Advisory Board for Turkey

The Customer Advisory Board communicate with the DE-CIX management team and help guide the overall direction of DE-CIX in Turkey.

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White paper
10 Reasons to peer white paper
White paper

10 Reasons why you should peer

From reduced cost to improved user experience, peering has many benefits for all sorts of businesses. Download our white paper to find out why you should peer.

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White paper

Istanbul's position in the global telecommunications landscape

The white paper reviews Turkey’s international connectivity; its existing and planned infrastructure; transport and IP transit pricing trends.

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