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Survey of Bandwidth Services and List Pricing

  • From: Shivkuma
  • Date: Wed Feb 20 08:11:11 2002

Dear NANOGers,

I would like to understand trends in list-pricing and bandwidth service
offerings by various ISPs, as part of an academic study on economic
models of ISPs. I have three short questions in this survey.

Kindly reply to me directly, and your information will be kept
confidential, and will only be published in aggregate form (eg:
average list pricing of assured-service bandwidth by tier-2 ISPs etc).

Your answers will greatly help our research, and in return we will provide
you a copy of our results/papers on this topic. 

1. Is your ISP a Tier-1, Tier-2 or Tier-3 ISP (or

2. What are the bandwidth services your ISP sells ? (eg: leased lines,
        frame-relay, IP CoS, Diff-serv assured service or others...)

3. What is the list pricing for these services for a median customer ?
(feel free to categorize further into small-, medium-, large-, reseller-


Thanks a lot!

Shivkumar Kalyanaraman
Associate Professor, Dept of ECSE, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

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