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Re: AP IX locations

  • From: Dorian Kim
  • Date: Thu Sep 26 14:48:31 2002

On Thu, Sep 26, 2002 at 01:30:42PM -0500, keichii wrote:
> 
> From: "Neil J. McRae" <neil@DOMINO.ORG>
> > I'm looking to improve my connectivity into the AP region, in
> > a cost effective [i.e. for as little as possible :-)]. I have
> > ruled out buying transit as it doesn't help the issue that I'm
> > trying to resolve, so I was wondering if there was a location/IXP
> > in the AP region that would enable me to interconnect with
> > as many AP carriers as possible.
> 
> Above.net and AT&T are your best bets for operations based in the Americas.
> Above has a .jp IX/colo that is almost "the" best connected place in AP.
> ATT and Above.net provide almost 80 to 90% of the bandwidth from
> the Americas to AP.

A handful of incumbent telcos of AP region countries as well as few others 
operate multigigabit IP networks across the Pacific. I don't think they'd 
agree with your statement.

-dorian




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