In 1995, the world’s leading Internet Exchange was founded. From customers to partners to our employees – the story of DE-CIX is impossible
“We are well-positioned to fulfill our vision – which is to transform Angola into an African hub and maintain our contribution in developing the telecom industry.”
Antonio Núnes, CEO of Angola Cables, talks about his first contact with the Internet, the company’s goals and what the Internet will become in the future.
The public Internet has come a long way from the days of screeching modems and making a cup of coffee while the web page loads. Find out how it all began!
“DE-CIX has the role of the heart, and we are the blood vessels out into the regions.” Bringing the outlying regions online for the modern Internet with fiber-optic networks is GasLINE’s company mission. Read on in the interview with Managing Director Wolfgang Rinner.
The Internet relies on the different actors of the interconnection value-chain. Without data centers, carriers, ISPs, hardware & software providers, the network that fuels our modern world could not exist. Find out more about their exciting contributions!
THE STORY OF DE-CIX
The history of the Internet would have taken a different path. How did the interconnection of three ISPs in Frankfurt become the world’s leading Internet Exchange?
“1995 was a very exciting time. As the CEO of a consulting firm, I helped the German software industry to develop – and quickly realized that this was a new era.”
Harald A. Summa
Ivo A. Ivanov
CEO DE-CIX International
“The Internet would not be as good as it is today. Why? Because together we create resilient and robust digital infrastructures, and this is the foundation of a better Internet.”
Dr. Thomas King
“In 1995, I was a student attending high school. I had a small room filled with computers – and I was already interconnecting them.”
VOICES OF THE INTERNET
The Internet as we know it today would not exist. Find out how they are continuing to shape the Internet!
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