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High-Performance IP Transit in London

In Western Europe, London is a vital location for the Internet and data centre market.

If you’re seeking IP Transit with low latency and high redundancy in the capital of the United Kingdom, we invite you to connect with’s top-ranked Internet backbone AS5405 in our LON1-GB PoP in the Telehouse North London Docklands facility (South, East, and West facilities included via cross connect).  


Network-as-a-Service in London and Beyond is a Pan-European Network as a Service (NaaS) provider. Through our multi-terabit network with 100G/400G bandwidth in every point of presence (PoP), delivers carrier-grade IP Transit service, IP Access, Carrier Ethernet, and integrated DDoS protection services. All backed by a 100% uptime SLA. 
We offer connectivity via 30+ core PoPs across Europe. In addition, you can connect from over 300 European data centers via our network extensions. For example, in the United Kingdom, you can connect via datacenters in over 359 new locations, including Manchester, Birmingham, Cambridge, and Slough. To see all locations, visit the portal 

London – A Driving Force in the Financial Technology Market 

Financial services contribute 6.5% to the UK’s GDP, of which roughly half is generated in London, causing London to be named Europe’s major financial services hub. Prominence of the fintech market in London has significantly contributed to the existence of the city’s comprehensive data center ecosystem.  

London is filled with activity, with DataCenterMap currently listing 120 data centres in London alone and 350 in the United Kingdom overall. On top of this, London represents 80% of the total data center market in the UK (as noted by  

Data Centre Market Expansion  

Mordor Intelligence found that the London data center market was at 1228.92 megawatts (MW) in the previous year and is expected to reach a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.32 % during their forecast period of 2024 to 2030 to become 2499.72 MW.   

Like in our blog with data on the Paris data center market, the main drivers anticipated to drive the market expansion are the increasing demand for energy-efficient data centers, considerable investment by colocation service and managed service providers, and expanding hyperscale data center building.  

CloudScene also notes that the London market includes 228 colocation providers, 954 connectivity providers, 191 hosting and cloud providers, and 430 managed services providers.

London – A Leading Hub of Interconnection  

Telegeography has been creating an interconnection index which ranks the world’s greatest hubs, and they put London as number one.   
What does this mean? Well, Telegeography analysed data sets for metropolitan areas (an agglomeration of cities) which included information on data centres, network connectivity, and market potential. Then they ranked according to the following criteria: Data Centres, Internet Exchanges, Pricing, Cloud Infrastructure, Long-Distance Transport, Local Access, Power, Geography & Demographics, and Regulations & Governance.  

London performs especially well in pricing and long-distance transport, and it has very stable regulations compared to other locations in the world.  
The top five cities by overall score were London, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Singapore, and Washington.  

Having started in Germany and spread across Europe, Frankfurt was one of the first locations in the network. And we are connected with the London Internet Exchange (LINX) too! 


Connectivity Services Consumed like the Cloud  

The cloud has changed expectations for connectivity, and slow, traditional telco processes aren’t enough.   

As a pioneering European NaaS provider, has modernized the process of consuming IP Transit and other network services with a cloud-like approach.  

Through our web portal, you can explore our offerings, see transparent pricing, and order and provision services in minutes. also offers service provisioning through our Open API-compliant REST API.  We also make it easy and fast to access our technical support resources via Slack.  

A Network Engineered for Performance  

Ensuring optimal routes and throughput is critical to deliver better digital user experiences. That’s why engineers its network for high performance. We maintain an open peering policy, and intentionally peer with many smaller and regional networks, so that we can deliver your traffic to users with the lowest latency and highest throughput possible.  

Our AS 5405 has been ranked as one of the top ASNs in Europe:  

  • #77 for known peers globally*  
  • #80 for AS Cone globally*  
  • 1800+ peerings  
    *acc. to  

Learn More  

For IP Transit, IPv4/31 and IPv6/127 transfer networks are available by default, whilst IPv4/29 and IPv6/64 are available on request.  

To learn more about IP Transit and IP Access, click here. If you are interested in a free trial of IP Transit, click here to find out more.