Sprint v. Cogent, some clarity & facts

david raistrick drais at icantclick.org
Wed Nov 5 16:54:49 UTC 2008

On Wed, 5 Nov 2008, Church, Charles wrote:

> I didn't really care about this, but now I'm curious.  Since their
> peering was a 'trial', I'm assuming it hasn't always been there.  Prior
> to Sprint and Cogent peering directly with each other, how did they
> communicate?  Why was that functionality broken after they started
> peering?

They purchased transit (through NTT I believe) for connectivity to sprint.

They removed that, because their goal has been to be transit-free.

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