US/Canada International border concerns for routing

Ahad Aboss ahad at
Wed Aug 9 03:19:37 UTC 2017


Generally speaking, when customers have concerns about their traffic
crossing borders, they do ask upfront.

As a multinational operator you can only guarantee traffic if customers
asks and offcours pays the fee for special class of service.


On Wed, 9 Aug 2017 at 9:21 am, Hiers, David <David.Hiers at> wrote:

> Hi,
> 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.
> Thanks,
> David
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