Cogent and Level3 Peering Issues

Basil Kruglov basil at
Wed Dec 18 20:19:40 UTC 2002

On Wed, Dec 18, 2002 at 03:23:04PM -0500, alex at wrote:
> > > Me thinks Cogent doesn't have a problem with congestion on the inbound 
> > > direction. Fix your reverse path.
> > 
> > Customers of Cogent should be/are more concerned about congestion on the
> > inbounds at Level3 <-> Cogent; outbound is way too easy to control.
> Cogent has a pile of available inbound - websites tend to send traffic out,
> not take traffic in.

Somewhat true. Yet still if the inbound from one of the major players is
really saturated wouldn't that hurt Cogent customers.


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