T3 or not to T3
ccaputo at alt.net
Mon Jul 22 07:05:37 UTC 1996
On Mon, 22 Jul 1996, Dorian R. Kim wrote:
> > From a provider's point of view, if a site wanted to connect, andwas
> > willing to sign a use-policy saying they wouldn't use the connection
> > for transit to other providers (i.e. would only ask for customer BGP and
> > only route to the nets you provide in BGP updates), would that site have
> > lower costs associated with it? (that you could pass on?)
> It would seem to me that, as long as the site is an interesting enough
> traffic source, and the ISP can recoup whatever cost of offering that
> connection + margin(or not).
> Speaking only for CICNet, given that the site is an interesting traffic
> source, we'd gradly offer a connection for what it costs to provide that
> connection, if such request came to us.
Who else will do this? MCI, Sprint? This seems like a new and growing
market. Is it being added to the service menus of various backbones?
We'd love to talk to any backbone that will do this.
President, Altopia Corporation
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