BGP Communities

Sent Communities

The following BGP communities are sent to all Full and Partial IP transit customers with BGP services. These communities allow you to easily manipulate outbound routing to meet you networks exact requirements. Some routes may cover multiple geographical regions when aggregated and therefore will be tagged with less specific community information.

Route Type


Description Community
Local Route 57014:65100
Full Transit Customer 57014:65106
Partial Transit Customer 57014:65105
Public Peering 57014:65103
Private Peering 57014:65104
Upstream Transit 57014:65101

Route Origin


Description Community
United Kingdom 57014:65200
London 57014:65201
Cheltenham 57014:65202
Manchester 57014:65203
Europe 57014:65204
Netherlands 57014:65205
Belgium 57014:65206
France 57014:65207
Norway 57014:65208

Accepted Communities

We accept the following customers from Full and Partial IP transit customer with BGP services. These communities are not enabled by default. You need to contact your account manager in order to activate this additional service.

Upstream Announcements


Description Community
Don't announce to NTT 65010:0
Prepend once to NTT 65010:1
Prepend once to NTT customers 65010:101
Prepend twice to NTT 65010:2
Prepend twice to NTT customers 65010:102
Don't announce to NTT peers 65010:10
Don't announce to Cogent 65011:0
Prepend once to Cogent 65011:1
Prepend twice to Cogent 65011:2
Don't announce to Cogent peers 65011:10

Stop Announcements


Description Community
Don't announce to peers or upstreams 65000:0
Don't announce to LINX LON1 peers 65000:100
Don't announce to LINX LON1 route servers 65001:100
Don't announce to LINX LON2 peers 65000:101
Don't announce to LINX LON2 route servers 65001:101
Don't announce to AMS-IX peers 65000:102
Don't announce to AMS-IX route servers 65000:102