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Configuring a Direct Connection

Overview

To establish a direct connection to TOCOM, members must order a dedicated line from the TOCOM matching engine directly to the customer’s trading site. Lines in the following sizes may be ordered from the TOCOM line vendors KDDI and NTT:

  • 1-5 Mbps
  • 10 Mbps
  • 20 Mbps
  • 30 Mbps

Membership

TOCOM offers the following types of memberships:

  • Member: Can conduct both proprietary trading and brokerage business; has direct access to the TOCOM market via TOCOM terminals.
  • Associate Member: Can conduct proprietary trading only; has direct access to the TOCOM market via TOCOM terminals.
  • Customer: Can conduct proprietary trading only; must trade through broker trading participants to access the TOCOM market.

Additionally, you must work with the exchange to properly configure member sub-account numbers.

Connectivity Requirements

Before establishing a direct connection to TOCOM, you must work with the Exchange to order lines.