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Re: Peering Table Question

  • From: Simon Lockhart
  • Date: Wed Apr 19 16:26:20 2000

>> is a network tier one if they have settlement based peering?
>no.  because the folk they pay are not really PEERS, are they.

As I understand it, peering means an agreement to share routing 
information about each other's networks. Traditionally peering has been 
free, but this changing.

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