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New servers in Norway mean faster speeds for North Sea region


If you're connecting through our servers in Norway, you will now likely experience faster speeds, thanks to nine new servers in Oslo that we now fully own and have physical control over.

These new servers are part of a network that is highly connected with other so-called peering providers both within Norway and in Denmark, Sweden, and the U.K.

Peering allows for the parties within the network to send their traffic directly to one another rather than taking a longer route over the public Internet. Peering also improves performance, increases redundancy, and decreases latency.

Norway is the latest location in which we completely own our servers, just as we do in the Netherlands and Sweden. Everywhere else worldwide, we rent physical, dedicated servers that are not shared with other customers. Whether we rent or own, we always carefully choose providers, opting for those who share our values concerning privacy.