the Internet Backbone

Barry Raveendran Greene barry at singnet.com.sg
Sat Apr 6 12:49:12 UTC 1996


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From:  Avi Freedman[SMTP:freedman at netaxs.com]
Sent:  Saturday, April 06, 1996 1:15 AM
To:  Michael Dillon
Cc:  pferguso at cisco.com; nanog at merit.edu
Subject:  Re: the Internet Backbone

> Are they an NSP?
> Do they operate their own national backbone?
> Can they provide national transit over their own network infrastructure?
> Do they interconnect with other NSP's who satisfy the previous two 
> conditions at most of the public exchange points?

Where public exchange points == {MAE-East, MAE-West, Pennsauken, PacBell NAP,
Chicago NAP, and arguably the CIX router/cloud}.

And NSPISP, NXIX, STIX, HKIX, D-GIX, F-GIX, CIXP, LINX, etc. etc. etc.


Barry




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