Definition of ISP vs Transit provider

William Herrin bill at
Wed Nov 22 21:50:49 UTC 2017

On Wed, Nov 22, 2017 at 3:35 PM, Jean-Francois Mezei <
jfmezei_nanog at> wrote:
> The FCC is about to reclassify "Broadband Internet Access Service" as an
> information service instead of Telecommunications Service. This
> prombpted the following question which isn't about the FCC action per say.
> This is about how does one define Transit provider vs ISP ?

Corn on the cob vs. corn in a can.

> Just curious to see if there are agreed upon definitions from the
> network operators's point of view.


Bill Herrin

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