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Re: Buy tier 1 peering for only $15 million
- From: Jeff Barrows
- Date: Wed Apr 19 22:19:16 2000
...such relationships are not always 'transferrable,'
and one should evaluate any existing contractual
agreements regarding said relationships before making
Director, Internetwork Engineering
UUNET, an MCI-Worldcom Company
> Date: 19 Apr 2000 18:25:37 -0700
> From: Sean Donelan <email@example.com>
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Buy tier 1 peering for only $15 million
> AGIS is going on the auction block. NextLink paid over a billion dollars
> for a provider with essentially full peering with the major backbones, now
> you too can buy peering agreements from a one-time "tier 1" provider.
> According to InteractiveWeek the high bid is only US$15 million.
> Then again, maybe AGIS's anti-peering policies of a few years ago make
> them a less attractive purchase.