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RE: Honest Cogent opinions without rhetoric.

  • From: David Hubbard
  • Date: Wed Mar 08 08:39:14 2006

From: [email protected]
> On Wed, 8 Mar 2006, Martin Hannigan wrote:
> >
> > We have heard a lot of negatives about them, about their
> > pricing model, about their network, about de-peering with 
> > Level 3, etc.  What we really need is actual information.
> >
> Much of the negatives is from jaded competitors who don't 
> want to fairly compete. Other than that, the answer is 'it depends'. 

Depends on if you like to do traffic engineering; Cogent's
BGP community support, consisting of a whole three things you
can set (two if you only have a single connection to them),
makes that rather difficult.