Currently, PIT-IX works on a member donation and cost recovery basis. There are no one-time or yearly/monthly fees associated with connecting to the exchange.
The joining member will be responsible for getting a connection and cross-connect to PIT-IX or should speak with PIT-IX about all-inclusive assistance. Data centers that house PIT-IX peering points are also willing to assist in connecting members.
Q: What is the organizational structure of PIT-IX?
A: Pittsburgh Internet Exchange is a Pennsylvania State nonprofit corporation. Our articles of incorporation, bylaws, and minutes of official meetings are available on our documents page. PIT-IX is an IRS 501(c)(6) income tax exempt organization.