Faster 'Net growth rate raises fears about routers

Roeland Meyer rmeyer at
Thu Apr 5 00:31:08 UTC 2001

> > You can think that way all you want to, right up to the 
> time when your local
> > RBOC decides it will no longer serve you. At which time, 
> good luck shoving
> > those bytes down the wire.
> I may be stupid or something, but the above doesn't appear to make the
> least bit of sense. Do you have data that the RBOCs and CLECs 
> are moving
> out of the circuit (DS0 on up) delivery business?

No, but individual circuits go down all the time. Simply because you have a
big name provider, doesn't mean that they will be more reliable. Only the
reasons for the outage change. 

The recommendations for multi-homing remain the same.

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