Cogent - Google - HE Fun

Dennis Bohn bohn at
Wed Mar 16 15:22:05 UTC 2016

On Mar 16, 2016 10:06 AM, "Christopher Morrow" <morrowc.lists at>
> On Wed, Mar 16, 2016 at 9:56 AM, Dennis Bohn <bohn at> wrote:
> > So if someone (say an eyeball network) was putting out a RFQ for a gig
> > of upstream cxn and wanted to spec full reachability to the full V6 net,
> > what would the wording for that spec look like?
> > Would that get $provider's attention?
> "We would like transit services to the full ipv4 and ipv6 addressable
> space, we would like our prefixes to be advertised to the whole of the
> above space as well."
> then you'd by one (some) connection(s) from 'best option #1' and
> one(some) connection(s) to 'next best option'.
> I'm not sure 'rfq' is required here is it? ....

I was thinking RFQ with specific requirements might get cogent attention
more than a call. Sure they wouldn't change policy for me, but if they were
unable to meet quote requirements repeatedly it might have some effect...
or am I dreaming?

              and potentially what knobs
> the providers expose to you for bgp TE functionality?

Good thought to include that. Tnx.

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