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Re: Internet Exchange Questions

  • From: Stephane Bortzmeyer
  • Date: Tue Mar 19 04:55:17 2002

On Mon, Mar 18, 2002 at 10:53:04PM -0500,
 Streiner, Justin <[email protected]> wrote 
 a message of 72 lines which said:

> Most providers lack the levels of traffic or the geographic footprint to
> peer with the big guys (UUNET, Sprint, AT&T, CW, Genuity, etc), who
> typically build private interconnections with each other in multiple
> geographically diverse areas. 

A small fix: unlike the other you mention, Genuity accepts peerings
with small providers. You have to do a lot of paper work, you have to
parse legalese, but it works.