The ITU assisted the Telecommunications Authority Suriname to conduct an assessment in 2018 to define a model for the IX in Suriname. The assessment was conducted with input from operators, regulator, financial sector, academia, and the government. The assessment produced the following result:
IXP model is nonprofit
IXP will be hosted at Datasur
In 2019 representatives from operators and stakeholders who were involved in the assessment, signed an agreement to voluntary be founding members of the IX. At the meeting, a temporary board was elected. This temporary board is responsible for defining and approving the internal procedures and policies with the participation of all members and is responsible for the legal and technical implementation of the IXP.