Observations of an Internet Middleman (Level3) (was: RIP Network Neutrality (was: Wow its been quiet here...

Hugo Slabbert hugo at slabnet.com
Fri May 9 19:10:04 UTC 2014


>Anyway… there’s no congestion between Comcast and Level 3 connections, and 
>we’re working collaboratively with Level 3.  Given these facts, we have no 
>reason to believe that Comcast is on their list.

Sure, because Level 3 is already paying Comcast to deliver traffic to your 
paying customers, right?

--
Hugo

>From: NANOG <nanog-bounces at nanog.org> on behalf of Livingood, Jason 
><Jason_Livingood at cable.comcast.com>
>Sent: Friday, May 9, 2014 5:27 AM
>To: =JeffH; nanog at nanog.org
>Subject: Re: Observations of an Internet Middleman (Level3)  (was: RIP Network Neutrality (was: Wow its been quiet here...
>
>Hi Jeff – I noticed the question posed here so thought I’d respond, perhaps at risk of stirring up a hornet’s nest given how long the last thread was. ;-) Anyway… there’s no congestion between Comcast and Level 3 connections, and we’re working collaboratively with Level 3.  Given these facts, we have no reason to believe that Comcast is on their list.
>
>- Jason
>Comcast
>
>On 5/8/14, 1:18 PM, "=JeffH" <Jeff.Hodges at KingsMountain.com<mailto:Jeff.Hodges at KingsMountain.com>> wrote:
>
>Level 3 accuses five unnamed US ISPs of abusing their market power in peering
>http://gigaom.com/2014/05/05/level-3-accuses-five-unnamed-us-isps-of-abusing-their-market-power-in-peering/
>
>"...I’d love to see Cogent, Google and other providers release their data next, so even if the FCC doesn’t want to pursue this, a growing cry of consumer outrage could push the agency to do something about a very real and difficult problem that’s crippling access to video content on 5 U.S. broadband networks. Level 3 didn’t name names, but based on the deals Netflix has signed and the complaints it has made about AT&T, I’m confident that AT&T, Verizon and Comcast are among the five. "
>
>
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