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Re: Peering points

  • From: Steve Schnell, Sprint Corporation
  • Date: Mon Apr 07 09:50:15 1997

At 1:43 -0400 4.7.97, Avi Freedman wrote:
>> On Sun, Apr 06, 1997 at 07:53:26PM -0400, Nathan Stratton wrote:
>> >
>> > Well then why did they require us to have FULL T3 into that NAP?
>>
>> Well, because you are not a Sprint CUSTOMER, which is exactly the type
>> of connection that Avi was talking about (transit customer
>> connections).
>>
>> Alec

It has nothing to do with being a Sprint customer.  Sprint Government
Systems Division, the NAP operator, does not support T1 connections to its
NAP.

>
>And because there was a provider who had a T1 into the NAP for quite
>some time :)
>

Those two providers upgraded to DS3 almost a year ago.  We haven't
supported T1s since then.

>Anyway, why would you put less than a "FULL T3" into that NAP?
>
>Avi

Precisely!  Why would a ISP with a DS3 into the NAP want to peer with a T1?

Steve



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