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Re: Tier 2 - Lease?

  • From: Jay Hennigan
  • Date: Wed May 03 12:47:41 2006

Robert Sherrard wrote:
What make a provider a tier 2, versus a tier 1 provider...
"We are a tier 1 provider" = "I am a salesperson."

"They are a tier 2 provider." = "I am a salesperson and they are our competitor".

> Is it possible to determine who a tier 2 (i.e. Cogent) leases fiber from?

Ask them. They may not tell you (or know, depending on who you are talking to.)

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