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Re: Buy tier 1 peering for only $15 million

  • From: Dean Robb
  • Date: Thu Apr 20 15:35:34 2000

At 06:25 PM 4/19/00 -0700, you wrote:
>AGIS is going on the auction block.  NextLink paid over a billion dollars
>for a provider with essentially full peering with the major backbones, now
>you too can buy peering agreements from a one-time "tier 1" provider.
>According to InteractiveWeek the high bid is only US$15 million.
>Then again, maybe AGIS's anti-peering policies of a few years ago make
>them a less attractive purchase.

That and I don't think they ever recovered from the fallout over their
spam-friendly policies a few years back, either.  

"Microsoft is not a monopoly!" - Bill Gates   "HA!" - Judge Jackson

Dean Robb
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