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ASN AS 40542
Welcome to the KCiX
1.2 Tbps Forwarding 1.2Tb/s FORWARDING

The Kansas City Internet eXchange is built on Brocade and Cisco devices.

Three Locations 3 LOCATIONS

KCiX currently operates 3 nodes in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area with more being planned. Crossconnects can be made with either copper up to 1Gbps, fiber up to 10Gbps, or multiple ports in a LAG. See our Services section for more details.

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 (1Gbps or 10Gbps).
  • Access to the KCiX membership control panel
  • Access to the KCiX members mailing list
  • MPLA Route Server
  • Private Peering

Physical Connections Available:

  • Copper 100Mbps and 1Gbps
  • Fiber 1Gbps and 10Gbps
  • Multiple port LAGs Available

KCiX does not provide hosting, colocation, or local loop services

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::21Gbpsmci.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 1Gbpsmci.oak1OpenY
KANREN 2495206.51.7.152001:504:1B:1::15 10Gbpsmci.grand1OpenY
Bluebird Network62943206.51.7.202001:504:1B:1::20 10Gbpsmci.grand1OpenN
Insight Consulting 46933206.51.7.212001:504:1B:1::211Gbpsmci.oak1OpenN
RAMHost 53841206.51.7.252001:504:1B:1::25 1Gbpsmci.oak1OpenY
Google Fiber16591206.51.7.302001:504:1B:1::30 10Gbpsmci.grand1OpenN
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
Yahoo 10310206.51.7.352001:504:1B:1::35 10Gbpsmci.grand1OpenN
k12 itc, Inc15188206.51.7.362001:504:1B:1::36 10Gbpsmci.grand1OpenN
Yomura Corporation7363206.51.7.382001:504:1B:1::3810Gbpsmci.oak1OpenN
Jack Henry & Associates14010206.51.7.392001:504:1B:1::391Gbpsmci.grand1OpenY
Kansas Fiber Network, LLC13329206.51.7.402001:504:1B:1::401Gbpsmci.grand1OpenN
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 noc@kcix.net.

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
  • 1102 Grand Meet-Me Room

    1102 Grand Blvd. 6th Floor
    Kansas City, MO 64106
    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

  • Nocix INC
  • 1102 Grand
  • Hurricane Electric
  • KCFiber
  • Wholesale Internet
  • 1 and 1

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.