Media Timeline

October 6, 2016

McKay Brothers Lowers Latency on Carteret-NY2 Link

As low as 182 microseconds round trip is lowest known latency on key leg of US Treasury Triangle October 6, 2016 / Oakland, CA / McKay Brothers has announced a latency reduction in its industry-leading millimeter wave link between Carteret and Secaucus-NY2.   Latency between Secaucus-NY2 and Carteret is now as low as 182 microseconds round trip. The improved performance is the result of McKay’s ongoing effort to eliminate excess latency through route improvements, data center […]
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 […]
September 1, 2016

High-Speed Trader IMC Buys Stake in Ultrafast Microwave Network

By: John Detrixhe Deal comes as some traders signal truce in arms race for speed McKay is open to receiving investments from other firms Speed trader IMC BV bought a stake in a company that builds microwave radio systems for trading, providing funding that will help the data network compete in the arms race to shave microseconds off trading times. The Dutch company’s minority stake will provide cash to McKay Brothers, a small, closely held firm that […]
August 4, 2016

Stephane Tyc featured in the Harrington Starr’s The Financial Technologist – Q3 2016

Read the interview by Stephane Tyc, Mckay-Brothers and Quincy Data Co-Founder, in the Fintech Focus section of Harrigton Starr’s Financial Technologist. Read the full edition here  
June 1, 2016

Exchanges vs Networks: The Intensifying Competition Between Determinism and Speed

Stephane Tyc presented at Terrapinn Trading Show Chicago on  May 18, 2016 discussing Exchanges vs Networks. The slides from his presentation are available to download.
May 16, 2016

McKay Adds Marseille, Madrid PoPs for EMEA, India Connectivity

Joanne Faulkner 16 May 2016 McKay’s new PoP in Marseille will provide a stepping stone for connectivity from Europe to markets experiencing increased demand in the Middle East. Microwave connectivity provider McKay Brothers has added new points of presence in Marseille and Madrid as “receive sites” for McKay’s private bandwidth subscribers who transmit data from Equinix’s LD4 datacenter in Slough and its FR2 datacenter in Frankfurt, and Euronext’s co-location center in Basildon. Officials say the […]
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 13, 2016

Quincy: Latency Reductions ‘Nearing Perfection’ on Aurora-NJ Data Network

BY: Faye Kilburn Inside Market Data Subscription required The microwave data provider’s latest improvements bring it closer to the physical limits of low-latency wireless data transmission between Illinois and New Jersey, officials say. Low-latency market data provider Quincy Data has reduced the latency of its Quincy Extreme Data (QED) microwave service between CME Group’s datacenter in Aurora, Illinois and multiple datacenters in New Jersey to meet the requirements of trading firms located in both regions. […]
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 […]