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RE: Tier 2 - Lease?
Interesting to notice someone (perhaps from this list?) has removed Cogent from the T1 list. They did however leave http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cogent alone. -Scott -----Original Message----- From: [email protected] [mailto:[email protected]] On Behalf Of Martin Hannigan Sent: Wednesday, May 03, 2006 10:07 AM To: Richard A Steenbergen; Robert Sherrard Cc: nanog list Subject: Re: Tier 2 - Lease? At 01:58 AM 5/3/2006, Richard A Steenbergen wrote: >On Tue, May 02, 2006 at 10:38:22PM -0700, Robert Sherrard wrote: > > > > What make a provider a tier 2, versus a tier 1 provider... > > > > Is it possible to determine who a tier 2 (i.e. Cogent) leases fiber from? > >It has absolutely nothing to do with fiber. > >http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tier_1_carrier > >As of this exact moment that I'm posting, that article is actually >reasonably accurate. Of course I'm sure in 5 minutes 100 people will be >updating it to include their favorite not-really-a-tier-1 carrier. :) Someone added Cogent as a Tier 1, and there are others missing so I'd ignore the "who" is a tier 1 portion. -M< -- Martin Hannigan (c) 617-388-2663 Renesys Corporation (w) 617-395-8574 Member of Technical Staff Network Operations [email protected]