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Re: Definition of Tier-1
- From: RJ Atkinson
- Date: Fri Jun 08 11:30:47 2001
At 17:43 07/06/01, J.D. Falk 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.
Curious. I've never heard that definition of Tier-1 before.
The common definition is "doesn't pay any other ISP to exchange routes
and traffic", or so I've thought for the past decade.