Inevitable death, was Re: Verizon Public Policy on Netflix

Brett Glass nanog at brettglass.com
Tue Jul 15 03:10:27 UTC 2014


At 07:47 PM 7/14/2014, Matthew Petach wrote:

>And as long as they're happy with their single upstream
>connectivity picture, more power to them.

You're assuming that the only way to be multi-homed is to have an 
ASN. That's not correct.

ARIN's fees are discriminatory; a small ISP must pay a much higher 
percentage of its revenues than a large one for IPs, ASNs, etc. 
Clever small ISPs find ways to work around that, and it makes them 
more competitive.

--Brett Glass



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