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Re: Definition of Tier-1
- From: J.D. Falk
- Date: Fri Jun 08 13:34:41 2001
On 06/08/01, RJ Atkinson <email@example.com> wrote:
> 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.
You know...the fact that nobody else has heard of it is making
me start to think that I must've fallen for marketing drivel
from a previous employer.
See how insidious this stuff is?
J.D. Falk SILENCE IS FOO!