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more tier 1 definitions was: Why so little traffic from C&W

  • From: scott w
  • Date: Fri Jun 08 02:49:07 2001



On a bright Hawaiian full-moon night some folks wrote:

> >	Breaking down?  It used to be that anyone connected directly
> >	to an exchange point was tier one, and the tiers are pretty
> >	obvious beyond that.  Now that everyone's at the exchanges,
> >	"tier one" is simply a marketing term.
> 
> I believe the latest common definition of tier 1 in that of an ISP with no 
> transit.


When we started we had a nontransit, 2 cisco 7206, IP only, star topology
(with arms to 5 international POPs), one customer network.  Is this now
being defined as tier 1 since we were doing nontransit only?

scott





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