Verizon FiOS - is BGP an option?

chris tknchris at gmail.com
Tue Mar 13 18:09:31 CDT 2012


Haha true that. How else would.they.push their atm and.Ethernet products.

chris
On Mar 13, 2012 7:04 PM, "William Herrin" <bill at herrin.us> wrote:

> On Tue, Mar 13, 2012 at 6:26 PM, Justin M. Streiner
> <streiner at cluebyfour.org> wrote:
> > I realize this might be a bit of a fool's errand, but I'm trying to
> > determine if Verizon will speak BGP with FiOS business customers.  Their
> > website is relatively lean on details.  Everything that mentions BGP
> points
> > to VZB services, which does not appear to include FiOS.  Looking at the
> > routing table, I do see several non-VZ ASNs downstream of AS19262, so it
> > looks like it might be possible.
> >
> > If that is the case, could anyone lend any insight to get past the "what
> is
> > BGP?" response that likely awaits from their salescritters?
>
>
> No. If you want to do BGP with Verizon, you have to buy a T1 at 10
> times the cost and 1/10th of the speed.
>
> Though I'd love to discover I'm mistaken about that. :)
>
> Regards,
> Bill Herrin
>
>
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