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Re: New list Top 10 ISPs

  • From: Rafi Sadowsky
  • Date: Tue Jun 12 12:07:50 2001



On Tue, 12 Jun 2001, RJ Atkinson wrote:

>
> At 09:47 12/06/01, Sean Donelan wrote:
>
> >NetworkWorld published an article citing research from
> >Probe Research ranking the top 10 ISPs and their marketshare
> >based on Year-end (2000) revenue.
>
>         Essentially none of these sorts of analyses
> are meaningful or relevant because one can yield
> any result or ordering one wants by playing games
> with the definition of "ISP" and the basis for
> the ranking.

 Well - I think Genuity is the #1 ISP - since they use AS 1
(They got AS1 when they bought(merged in ?) BBN ) and it's quite obvious
that the ISP with the #1 Autonomous System is the best - right ? ( ;-)


	Rafi



>
>         Also very unclear to me how any of this
> helps folks operate their networks or is applicable
> to NANOG, unless we've become a marketing organisation
> recently...
>
> Ran
>
>





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