FAQ

What is the TLLIX?

TLLIX is a new neutral meeting place where Participants can connect to the TLLIX high-speed LAN to exchange IP traffic and collocate their IP equipment. TLLIX provides a unique set of services to its participants: advanced Internet Service Providers, Content Providers and large Enterprises in Estonia.

The TLLIX high-speed LAN is built using a redundant architecture with stackable Cisco switches. The design is highly scalable and capacity can easily and quickly be adapted in step with demand. TLLIX is fully monitored 24/7/365 and emergency access can be granted to Participants within the hour.

 Where is TLLIX located?

The TLLIX high-speed LAN is physically located in the advanced co-location building of Linx Telecommunications Eesti OÜ at Sõle 25. This building was constructed by Bechtel in 2000 and has all the state-of-the-art power, environmental and security facilities a modern colocation facility requires.

In addition, it has direct fiber connectivity with TIX at Sõle 14, the FICIX in Helsinki and Netnod in Stockholm, as well as with the RIKS building at Ädala 4f. Further connectivity is with MSK-IX, SPB-IX and LIX.

Who can join TLLIX?

TLLIX was created to provide Internet Service Providers, Content Providers and large Enterprises with an alternative meeting point to exchange traffic. The prerequisites for joining the TLLIX are few and transparent: having an AS number, being capable of setting up and maintaining BGP-4 sessions with other participants and adhering to the Technical Requirements and Acceptable Use Policy is sufficient. No lengthy procedures, no ballots, no waiting lists.

How do I join TLLIX?

Joining TLLIX is simple: just send an email to info@tllix.net and you will be called by us. We will then walk you through our questionnaire and provide you with an offer the next day. Alternatively, you can download and return our TLLIX Membership Order Form.

Installation of your equipment and connection to the TLLIX LAN can generally be done within one week.

From whom can I rent fiber to TLLIX building?

Fiber access is provided by Linxtelecom, Elisa, STV, Elion, Televorgu, Starman

What do I get for the TLLIX participant fee?

As a TLLIX Participant you are directly benefiting from day one. Your presence at TLLIX (IP range 195.137.179.0 - 195.137.179.255) will enable you to reduce your cost of upstream traffic and exchange peer traffic with other Participants. You can easily arrange for back-up upstream connections and private peerings with other participants. This is what you will get:

  • access to a physical Gigabit Ethernet port on the public TLLIX
  • participation in the TLLIX peering VLAN
  • the opportunity to exchange traffic with other TLLIX participants via public or private peerings
  • access to your TLLIX port usage statistics

What IP-addresses are used by TLLIX?

195.137.179.0 - 195.137.179.255