Observations of an Internet Middleman (Level3) (was: RIP Network Neutrality (was: Wow its been quiet here...
mark.tinka at seacom.mu
Wed May 14 09:28:55 UTC 2014
On Wednesday, May 14, 2014 10:11:30 AM Matthew Petach wrote:
> I'm constantly amazed at how access networks
> think they can charge 2/3 the price of full transit
> for just their routes when they represent less than
> 1/10th of the overall traffic volume. The math just
> doesn't work out. It's nothing about being tier 1, or
> bigger than someone else; it's just math, pure and
I suppose because (in the context of Access networks) the
most interested folk that would be even willing to consider
paying them for their routes are the content owners.
As a fellow middleman with no content on the backbone, I'd
have little interest in paying an Access network for their
routes, if it's cheaper to get to them through an existing
peer or upstream.
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