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RE: Tier 2 - Lease?

  • From: Berkman, Scott
  • Date: Wed May 03 10:48:59 2006

Interesting to notice someone (perhaps from this list?) has removed
Cogent from the T1 list.  They did however leave
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cogent alone.

	-Scott

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-nanog@merit.edu [mailto:owner-nanog@merit.edu] On Behalf Of
Martin Hannigan
Sent: Wednesday, May 03, 2006 10:07 AM
To: Richard A Steenbergen; Robert Sherrard
Cc: nanog list
Subject: Re: Tier 2 - Lease?


At 01:58 AM 5/3/2006, Richard A Steenbergen wrote:

>On Tue, May 02, 2006 at 10:38:22PM -0700, Robert Sherrard wrote:
> >
> > What make a provider a tier 2, versus a tier 1 provider...
> >
> > Is it possible to determine who a tier 2 (i.e. Cogent) leases fiber
from?
>
>It has absolutely nothing to do with fiber.
>
>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tier_1_carrier
>
>As of this exact moment that I'm posting, that article is actually 
>reasonably accurate. Of course I'm sure in 5 minutes 100 people will be

>updating it to include their favorite not-really-a-tier-1 carrier. :)



Someone added Cogent as a Tier 1, and there are others missing so I'd
ignore the "who" is a tier 1 portion.

-M<







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