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Re: Sprint peering policy

  • From: Paul Vixie
  • Date: Sat Jun 29 15:51:19 2002

> > ... A broadband provider who takes a "hell no, I won't buy" attitude
> > with a large tier 1 can drive Gigabits of traffic away from the tier
> > 1's revenue stream by peering around that provider and directing
> > traffic down paths that avoid the tier 1.
> 
> "Peering around" only works if the networks the broadband provider wants
> to reach are buying from another network that they can get peering with,
> as most tier1's have similar i'll call it 'fascist' peering regimes they
> will not be able to peer around.

Well, so, anyway, now you know why PAIX was founded.




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