Sprints definition on NAPs (question)
generous at uucom.com
Tue Apr 30 11:09:13 UTC 1996
According to Nathan Stratton:
> On Mon, 29 Apr 1996, Marcos Della wrote:
> > Ok, I have been told repeatedly that I cannot peer with Sprint because I don't
> > meet the three NAP list. Ok, what is considered a NAP by sprint? I'm
> > in the process of putting a DS3 to SprintNAP so I assume that will count
> > for one... PacNAP count? Mae-East or West?
> Sprint, PacBell, Ameritech, MAE-East, and MAE-West all count I think.
> > Whats the official list so that I don't have to keep bouncing routes for
> > Sprint customers all over kingdom come or hope for route reflections on the
> > various interconnect points...
> MAE-East, Sprint, PacBell, and Ameritech I think.
As per the NSF 93-52 solicitation and award, there are 3 official Primary NAPSs
and one Interconnect point (secondary NAP):
San Francisco NAP (Pacbell & Bellcore)
New York NAP (Sprint - actually in Pennsaucken New Jersey)
Chicago NAP (Ameritech & Bellcore)
The interconnect point (secondary NAP):
Washington DC (MFS DataNet - aka DC NAP and Mae-East).
More information about the NANOG