New York City peering points, alternate to NYIIX??

Jim Mercer jim at
Wed Apr 21 22:46:28 UTC 1999

> At 01:10 PM 4/21/99 -0400, Reid Fishler wrote:
> >At 12:58 PM 4/21/99 -0400, Jim Mercer wrote:
> >>i was looking at connecting to NYIIX, however, i find that Telehouse is
> >>sharging $400/month just to jack into their switch.
> >2) $400 a month for a port where a decent amount of traffic is traded and
> >where the
> >switch is well maintained is not rediculous.
> really. $400/month is trivial compared to what Worldcom charges to connect
> to the FDDI ring in "MAE-NY" (111 8th Street), and there are only two peers
> on that ring, only one of which (ICI/Digex) is worth anything.

my expectations are not that of a MAE, nor FDDI.

i'm looking to share news, web cache, ftp/http archives, etc.

10baseT should be adequate.

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