Bresco Broadband is one of the founding members of the Ohio IX Internet Exchange. The Ohio IX was created to keep local data local within Ohio. Ohio IX members exchange network traffic locally, reducing latency and router hops, increasing reliability, and significantly improving performance for Bresco Broadband customers. Some of Bresco customers have seen significant performance increases for applications hosted locally on other providers networks and data centers. The Ohio IX is a non-profit IX, benefiting Ohio businesses and residents.