Arbitrary de-peering

michael.dillon at michael.dillon at
Mon Jul 28 16:33:59 UTC 2008

> Tier 1 means you don't buy transit, no?

Presumably it follows that tier 2 networks do buy transit. Therefore,
why would anyone buy service from a Tier 1 network except for other
network operators?

This doesn't match with the reality that providers who are Tier 1 seem
to get some very big companies as customers. Why would they do that if
Tier 1 networks offer a substandard service? Is this a scandal in the

--Michael Dillon

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