phone (816) 550-9030


ASN AS 40542

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1.28 Tbps Switching 1.28Tb/s SWITCHING

The Kansas City Internet eXchange is built on Cisco and Brocade switches with over 1.2Tb/s switching capacity and 900 mp/s forwarding. This allows our members to benefit from line rate switching within our nodes.

Five Locations 5 LOCATIONS

KCiX currently operates 5 nodes in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area with more being planned. Connections can be made with either copper up to 1Gbps, fiber up to 40Gbps QSFP, or multiple ports in a LAG.

No Fees Internet Exchange NO FEES

The Kansas City Internet eXchange is a free and open peering point available to anyone meeting the peering requirements. We operate as a member driven organization and as such, rely on the generosity of our members and others for needed resources.


The KCiX offers the following services free of charge:

  • Dedicated Ethernet port for peering
  • Access to the KCiX membership control panel
  • Access to the KCiX members mailing list
  • MPLA Route Server
  • Private Peering

Physical Connections Available (Varies by node):

  • Copper 100Mbps and 1Gbps
  • Fiber 1Gbps, 10Gbps, or 40Gbps
  • Multiple port LAGs Available
KCiX does not provide hosting, colocation, local loop, or internet service.

MemberAS#KCiX V4 IPKCiX V6 IPBandwidthNodePeering
Wholesale Internet32097206.51.7.12001:504:1B:1::110Gbpsmci.oak1OpenY
1&1 Internet8560206.51.7.22001:504:1B:1::210Gbpsmci.grand1OpenY
JCHost 17019206.51.7.32001:504:1B:1::3 1Gbpsmci.bur1OpenN
WAN Security1421206.51.7.42001:504:1B:1::4 10Gbpsmci.grand1OpenN
Hurricane Electric6939206.51.7.52001:504:1B:1::510Gbpsmci.grand1OpenN
Joe's DataCenter 19969206.51.7.102001:504:1B:1::10 10Gbpsmci.oak1OpenY
KANREN 2495206.51.7.152001:504:1B:1::15 10Gbpsmci.grand1OpenY
Thomas Glass205777206.51.7.162001:504:1B:1::161Gbpsmci.tracy1OpenY
Jack Fillan207080206.51.7.172001:504:1B:1::171Gbpsmci.tracy1OpenY
Bluebird Network62943206.51.7.202001:504:1B:1::20 10Gbpsmci.grand1OpenY
Hao Long133846206.51.7.232001:504:1B:1::231Gbpsmci.tracy1OpenY
RAMHost 53841206.51.7.252001:504:1B:1::25 1Gbpsmci.oak1OpenY
Jacob Slater203729206.51.7.262001:504:1B:1::261Gbpsmci.tracy1OpenY
Mitsuha Networks205590206.51.7.272001:504:1B:1::271Gbpsmci.tracy1OpenY
Rhys Williams 60271206.51.7.282001:504:1B:1::281Gbpsmci.tracy1OpenY
Ben Cartwright-Cox206924206.51.7.292001:504:1B:1::291Gbpsmci.tracy1OpenY
Google Fiber16591206.51.7.302001:504:1B:1::30 10Gbpsmci.grand1OpenN
Electraflux, LTD41139206.51.7.312001:504:1B:1::311Gbpsmci.tracy1OpenY
BankonIT 46416206.51.7.322001:504:1B:1::32 1Gbpsmci.grand1OpenY
Google Cache36040206.51.7.332001:504:1B:1::33 10Gbpsmci.grand1OpenY
Cloudflare 13335206.51.7.342001:504:1B:1::34 20Gbpsmci.grand1OpenY
k12 itc, Inc15188206.51.7.362001:504:1B:1::36 10Gbpsmci.grand1OpenY
Yomura Corporation7363206.51.7.382001:504:1B:1::3810Gbpsmci.oak1OpenN
Jack Henry & Associates14010206.51.7.392001:504:1B:1::391Gbpsmci.grand1OpenN
Kansas Fiber Network, LLC13329206.51.7.402001:504:1B:1::4010Gbpsmci.grand1OpenY
Packet Layer63368206.51.7.422001:504:1B:1::4210Gbpsmci.grand1OpenN
Central States Security LLC396236206.51.7.432001:504:1B:1::431Gbpsmci.oak1OpenY
Aperture Networks 202562206.51.7.442001:504:1B:1::441Gbpsmci.tracy1OpenY
Park Hill School District36112206.51.7.472001:504:1B:1::4710Gbpsmci.grand1OpenY
Park Hill School District36112206.51.7.482001:504:1B:1::4810Gbpsmci.grand1OpenY
US Internet10242206.51.7.492001:504:1B:1::4910Gbpsmci.grand1OpenY
LightEdge Solutions11320206.51.7.512001:504:1B:1::5110Gbpsmci.underground1OpenY
Southwest MN Broadband25715206.51.7.532001:504:1B:1::5310Gbpsmci.grand1OpenY
Tommy Bowditch51391206.51.7.542001:504:1B:1::541Gbpsmci.tracy1OpenY
KwiKom Communications53703206.51.7.552001:504:1B:1::5510Gbpsmci.grand1OpenY
Great Plains Communications13807206.51.7.562001:504:1B:1::5610Gbpsmci.grand1OpenY
United Telecom30174206.51.7.572001:504:1B:1::5710Gbpsmci.grand1OpenN
1&1 Internet8560206.51.7.582001:504:1B:1::5810Gbpsmci.grand1OpenY
Glynn Devins Inc.46574206.51.7.592001:504:1B:1::591Gbpsmci.grand1OpenN
Misaka Network LLC57695206.51.7.602001:504:1B:1::601Gbpsmci.tracy1OpenY
George Dimitrov Palmer203146206.51.7.612001:504:1B:1::611Gbpsmci.tracy1OpenN
Wholesale Internet32097206.51.7.1002001:504:1B:1::10020Gbpsmci.grand1OpenY
KCIX Route Server40542206.51.7.1262001:504:1B:1::1261Gbpsmci.grand1OpenY
General peering and route server information can be obtained by emailing

Want to become a member? Fill in following information to get started. We will contact you once your request has been reviewed.


  • Oak Tower
  • Oak Tower 10th Floor

    324 E 11th Street. Suite 1000
    Kansas City, MO 64106
    NPA/NXX 816-842

  • The Cable Building
  • The Cable Building

    1321 Burlington Road, Suite 500
    North Kansas City, MO 64116
    NPA/NXX 816-842

  • 1102 Grand
  • Netrality 1102 Grand

    1102 Grand Blvd. 6th Floor
    Kansas City, MO 64106
    NPA/NXX 816-842

  • 1325 Tracy
  • Joe's Datacenter, LLC

    1325 Tracy Ave
    Kansas City, MO 64106
    NPA/NXX 816-842

  • LightEdge Kansas City
  • LightEdge Solutions

    9050 NE Underground Drive, Pillar 312
    Kansas City, MO 64161
    NPA/NXX 816-842


Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is KCiX?
    KCIX is a Free Internet Exchange Point (FIXP) created and operating since 2006. It provides a physical ethernet switched infrastructure to ISPs and Internet related business companies to exchange IP traffic.
  • Why is peering at The Kansas City Internet Exchange free?
    KCIX has been created to help Internet development and traffic optimization in the Kansas City Metropolitain Area. With no recurring charge members can easily exchange traffic and optimize their network performances. KCIX wants to provide companies an alternative peering network for performance and redundancy reasons.
  • May I sell Internet transit over KCiX?
    Please contact us with details.
  • Who are KCiX members?
    Most members are ISPs, ASPs or Telecom operators.
  • May I sell services to others members using KCIX?
    Yes you may.
  • Who can join KCiX?
    Any legal entity with a valid Autonomous System Number (ASN) is welcome at KCiX.
  • How can I join KCiX?
    First read and make sure you agree to our policies and then fill out the form above. We will get back to you with instructions
  • What are KCiX usage policy/rules?
    KCiX usage policy is available here
  • Is KCiX really free of charge?
    Since 2006 KCiX has provided interconnections free of charge. While connecting to us is free, you may incur cross connect or other fees from the host datacenter.
  • How is KCiX working technically?
    KCIX is based on Brocade VDX switches. Our route server is a Cisco ASR. Each POP is interconnected through dark fiber.
  • Does KCiX sell bandwidth/colocation/web hosting/etc?
    No. We are strictly an exchange point. Our sponsors can provide you with other services as needed.

Contact Information:

icon 11321 Burlington, Suite F, North Kansas City, MO 64116

icon 2 (816) 550-9030

icon 3KCiX.NET

Management Information:

Executive Director - Aaron Wendel

Exchange Admin - Brandon Mulligan

Nocix INC 1102 Grand Hurricane Electric KCFiber Wholesale Internet Joes Data Center 1 and 1 LightEdge Solutions

The entities above have donated time, equipment, bandwidth, space, power, cooling or other goods and/or services critical to our operation. Without them there would be no eXchange, or worse, one you had to pay for.