US/Canada International border concerns for routing

Clayton Zekelman clayton at MNSi.Net
Wed Aug 9 00:33:28 UTC 2017

With the peering policies of the major Canadian ISPs, you're 
virtually guaranteed to hairpin through the US on most paths.

Robellus (Rogers, Bell & Telus) will peer with you at any of their 
major Canadian peering points, such as NYC, Chicago or LA.

At 10:01 AM 20/07/2017, Hiers, David wrote:
>We're looking to extend some services into Canada.  While our 
>lawyers dig into it, I thought that I'd ask the hive mind about 
>border restrictions.
>For traffic routing, is anyone constraining cross-border routing 
>between Canada and the US?  IOW, if you are routing from Toronto to 
>Montreal, do you have to guarantee that the path cannot go through, 
>say, Syracuse, New York?
>I'm asking network operators about packet routing; data storage is a 
>very different matter, of course.
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Clayton Zekelman
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