Verizon FiOS - is BGP an option?

Christopher Morrow morrowc.lists at
Wed Mar 14 19:40:01 CDT 2012

On Wed, Mar 14, 2012 at 8:14 PM, Robert E. Seastrom <rs at> wrote:
> Faisal Imtiaz <faisal at> writes:
>> I am not familiar with VZ's FIOS network...
>> however I suspect that if they are using a Redback at the Headend, it
>> would allow you to have a 'bridge' network with secure arp
>> settings. (it's a feature that we have seen on Redback's...)
> AFAIK Verizon does not use Redback/Ericsson stuff for FIOS and never has.
> A cursory survey of two (older, BPON, Tellabs) builds found ethernet
> OUI 00:90:1a, i.e. Juniper ERX.

yes, all edge boxes for FIOS are ERX... better support for CALEA there
was one of the major drivers.

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