DO-IX is an Internet Exchange Point (IXP) located in Dortmund, Germany. The Ruhrarea compromises an area of 4,436 km² with approx 5.1m people living here. In most of the cities broadband connections with 10+ Mbps are available to every home. As Dortmund is close to Bielefeld, Münster and other cities located in the eastern part of Northrhine-Westphalia it is a wise choice for interconnection.