Press Releases

September 13, 2016

Transatlantic Latency Slashed For Quincy Extreme Data Service

Lowest latency for transatlantic market data service September 13, 2016 / London / McKay Brothers International (MBI) has reduced transatlantic latency on its Quincy Extreme Data (QED) service to the lowest available for financial market data services. QED’s new transatlantic fiber capability combined with McKay’s extremely low latency microwave on land in the US and across Europe sets a new speed benchmark for market data services. The improvement in transatlantic latency extends a long history […]
September 1, 2016

McKay Brothers Receives Investment from IMC

1 September 2016 – OAKLAND, GENEVA & PARIS — McKay Brothers, a market leader in low latency networks, today announces an agreement with IMC, the technology-driven trading firm, that will support the continued growth of McKay’s successful network business. Under the terms of the agreement IMC will take a minority stake in McKay, providing capital for the further improvement of McKay’s networks serving the latency sensitive trading community. Financial terms of the agreement were not […]
May 13, 2016

McKay Brothers International Opens Marseille and Madrid POPs

Microwave provider extends services to India/Middle East gateway and Spanish Market May 16, 2016 / Marseille, France & Madrid, Spain / McKay Brothers International (MBI) has added new points of presence in Marseille and Madrid. The new POPs are receive sites for MBI’s private bandwidth subscribers who transmit from Slough-LD4, Basildon and Frankfurt-FR2. Marseille and Madrid are also distribution POPs for the Quincy Extreme Data (QED) service.  The bandwidth and market data services offer the […]
May 12, 2016

Quincy Data Lowers Latency with McKay Brothers Upgrades

Aurora data distributed in NY2 in 4.015 ms OWT; Aurora-Carteret in 3.982 ms May 12, 2016 / Quincy Data, Oakland, CA / The Quincy Extreme Data (QED) service has lowered latency on its microwave market data service between Illinois and New Jersey.  QED distributes select Aurora and Chicago-sourced futures data in major trading centers in New Jersey at the lowest known latency.  QED distributes Aurora data in Secaucus-NY2 in 4.015 milliseconds (ms) one-way, Mahwah in […]
May 5, 2016

Euronext Derivatives Added to McKay Brothers’ Quincy Extreme Data Service

Equity index futures at the lowest known latency at major UK trading centers May 5, 2016 / London, UK & Geneva, Switzerland / McKay Brothers International has added Euronext Equity Index Futures to its industry-leading Quincy Extreme Data (QED) service. The QED service now offers select Euronext instruments at the lowest known latency at major UK trading centers. Latency to Slough-LD4 is 273 microseconds, Interxion-LON2 is 140 and Quincy’s Central London POP adjacent to the […]
December 17, 2015

McKay Brothers Completes UK Local Wireless Network at Lowest Known Latency

December 17, 2015 / Geneva, Switzerland / McKay Brothers International’s (MBI) Central London POP, adjacent to the London Stock Exchange, is now live.  The Central London POP completes MBI’s UK Local millimeter wave network. MBI connects data centers serving major UK equities, interest rate and FX matching engines at the lowest known latency. For example, latency from Slough-LD4 to a MBI’s Central London POP is 272 microseconds round trip.  Slough-LD4 to Interxion’s Central London location […]
June 24, 2015

McKay Brothers International Launches Lowest Known Latency Microwave Routes From Interxion London

MCKAY BROTHERS INTERNATIONAL LAUNCHES LOWEST KNOWN LATENCY MICROWAVE ROUTES FROM INTERXION LONDON 23rd June 2015 London, UK, 23 June 2015 – INTERXION HOLDING NV (NYSE: INXN), a leading European provider of cloud- and carrier-neutral colocation data centre services, today announced that McKay Brothers International has chosen Interxion’s Central London data centre campus to deploy the lowest known latency connections between the City of London & Slough and the City of London & Frankfurt. By colocating […]
June 2, 2015

Live at NY5: McKay Brothers and Quincy Data Expand Lowest Known Latency Footprint

June 2, 2015/ Oakland, CA / McKay Brothers and Quincy Data now offer the lowest known latency between key Illinois trading centers and the Secaucus-NY5 data center. One-way latency between Aurora and Secaucus-NY5 is 4.056 milliseconds. One-way latency between 350 E. Cermak and NY5 is 3.885 milliseconds. McKay offers the lowest known latency between Illinois and the eight major New Jersey trading centers. “Secaucus-NY5 is now a critical part of the US equity and options […]
March 10, 2015

McKay Brothers Launches Route Between Slough and Frankfurt in 4.64 ms: Lowest Known Latency

McKay Brothers Launches Route Between Slough and Frankfurt in 4.64 ms: Lowest Known Latency McKay’s rapidly expanding European network sets another latency record March 10, 2015/Geneva/ McKay Brothers Microwave has launched the industry-leading private bandwidth service between Slough and Frankfurt. McKay’s latency between Slough-LD4 and Frankfurt-FR2 is 4.64 milliseconds (ms) round trip, the lowest known. The company is finalizing more routes between the UK and Frankfurt as well as a London Metro service. “Bandwidth subscribers […]
January 22, 2015

McKay Brothers Microwave Sets New Latency Record Between UK and Frankfurt

January 22, 2015/Geneva/ McKay Brothers microwave lowered latency to 4.192 milliseconds on its wireless route between Frankfurt and Basildon. Subscribers to McKay bandwidth services enjoy the lowest known latency between these cities. “Our recipe for building the lowest latency network between European trading centers is the same as we used in the US,” says François Tyč, managing director of McKay Brothers International. “Our track record of leadership and constant improvement is unmatched.” McKay Brothers recently […]