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Re: An article from the Miami Herald about the Florida MIX

  • From: Gregory Hicks
  • Date: Sun Sep 15 04:09:14 2002

> Date: Sat, 14 Sep 2002 21:48:18 -0700
> To:
> From: "Martin J. Levy" <>
> Hello all,
> I apologize for the operational nature of the email, but I interrupt 
the regular threads to post something to do with peering points.
> This is from the Miami Herald.  What's strange about this is... It's 
an example of peering converting to transit, or in this case a peering 
point converting into a transit network.  The two are so different that 
I can't see the connection.

> >BellSouth is calling its new design the BellSouth Regional IP 
Backbone (BRIB).

I'm quite sure they mis-spelled BRIB.  It IT pronounced "bribe".  As in
what they 'donated' to get permission, etc?

Gregory Hicks

> >
> >The BRIB will feature three central points of presence in Atlanta, 
Miami and New Orleans.
> >
> >Sutton said BellSouth will release more information about the BRIB 
within the next few weeks.
> > 

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