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RE: Tier 2 - Lease?

  • From: Berkman, Scott
  • Date: Wed May 03 10:48:59 2006

Interesting to notice someone (perhaps from this list?) has removed
Cogent from the T1 list.  They did however leave alone.


-----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
>It has absolutely nothing to do with fiber.
>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.


Martin Hannigan                                (c) 617-388-2663
Renesys Corporation                            (w) 617-395-8574
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