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Re: AOL & Cogent
On Sat, 28 Dec 2002, Richard A Steenbergen wrote: > Consider this example: If I buy 100Mbit of transit from > AboveNet in IAD, odds are you're gonna peer off 75% of > my traffic locally, without it ever having touched > expensive longhaul circuits. If I buy 100Mbit of paid > peering, odds are you're going to be burning longhaul > circuits carrying most of it all over the world, plus > the same longhaul carrying it all back to me. So are any ISPs pricing transit and/or paid-peering bandwidth (significantly) lower if purchased at an exchange point? Pete.