wet-behind-the-ears whippersnapper seeking advice on building a nationwide network
leigh.porter at ukbroadband.com
Fri Sep 16 21:51:09 UTC 2011
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Randy Bush [mailto:randy at psg.com]
> Sent: 16 September 2011 21:38
> To: Randy Carpenter
> Cc: North American Network Operators' Group
> Subject: Re: wet-behind-the-ears whippersnapper seeking advice on
> building a nationwide network
> > As an ISP, ARIN will not give you any space if you are new. You have
> > to already have an equivalent amount of space from another provider.
> does arin *really* still have that amazing barrier to market entry?
> arin claims to be a shining example of industry self-governance. to
> this barrier to entry looks far more like industry self-protection from
> new entrants.
> and before anyone starts bleeding about the routing table, to me that
> sounds like you fear new entrants forcing you to make a small upgrade
> your protected business as usual.
People have been bleating about routing tables sizes for years and everything has been fine. You could argue that the bleating has helped keep the size down of course, perhaps it has.
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