local_preference for transit traffic?

Keegan Holley keegan.holley at sungard.com
Thu Dec 15 10:27:48 CST 2011


2011/12/15 Mark Tinka <mtinka at globaltransit.net>

> On Thursday, December 15, 2011 10:42:37 PM Leo Bicknell
> wrote:
>
> > However, there may be a simpler explanation.  If you bill
> > by the bit as a transit provider it's in your best
> > interest to make sure your customer gets as many bits
> > through you as possible.  Plus if you can fill their
> > pipe, they need to buy an upgrade to you.
>
> Indeed.
>
> Forgive my ignorance, but are connections between ISP's normally billed by
the bit?  I'm a transit AS but not an ISP in the traditional sense, so I
just have the normal monthly billing.


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