Observations of an Internet Middleman (Level3) (was: RIP

Randy Bush randy at psg.com
Sun May 18 09:57:51 UTC 2014


> I'm forced to peer with certain African providers in London 
> and Amsterdam because they don't want to peer in Africa, 
> where we are literally are an x-connect away from each 
> other. And the reasons are not even because either of us is 
> larger or smaller than the other... it's just legacy 
> thinking and we're the new guy that has grown rapidly.
> 
> Now we both have to pay for traffic to get sent to Europe 
> and back. How nice...

which is amusing given you have massive east coast to europe fiber
capacity.

randy


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