Why aren't ISPs providing stratum 1 NTP service?

Dorian R. Kim dorian at cic.net
Wed Jul 17 22:16:33 UTC 1996

On Wed, 17 Jul 1996, Jerry Scharf wrote:

> It seems to me that the days when running a GPS refclock into an NTP server
> was exotic are long past. Why don't providers give NTP stratum 1 service to
> their customers? Then I can at least shed some of the most suspect clients
> (it's the routing path not the user that is suspect.)

We provide status 2 service free to all our customers. So far, we've had 0
takers. Perhaps that's because of our customer mix or lack of marketing but...


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