Tier 2 - Lease?

Jay Hennigan jay at west.net
Wed May 3 16:45:43 UTC 2006

Robert Sherrard wrote:
> What make a provider a tier 2, versus a tier 1 provider...

"We are a tier 1 provider" = "I am a salesperson."

"They are a tier 2 provider." = "I am a salesperson and they are our 

 > Is it possible to determine who a tier 2 (i.e. Cogent) leases fiber from?

Ask them.  They may not tell you (or know, depending on who you are 
talking to.)

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