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Re: ISP operational question

  • From: Shawn McMahon
  • Date: Tue Dec 12 14:07:01 2000

On Tue, Dec 12, 2000 at 08:59:11AM -0800, Brian W. wrote:
> > Now here is the question. What choices does the regional ISP have when 
> > implementing routing and IP addressing? I assume the regional ISP will not 
> > implement BGP, since there will only be one maybe two upstream connections 
> > to a single NSP - initially.
> You will have a marketing problem with this.  Customers would like to see
> you connected to more than 1 nsp.  Also, you sooner or later will get a
> customer that wants to multihome to you and another company.  So, you'll
> really need to think about getting an as and running bgp I believe. 

You're assuming a lot about his region.

Plug any rural Oklahoma county in there, and his model is what's done.

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