Most peered AS per country

Mehmet Akcin mehmet at
Wed Nov 28 01:56:34 UTC 2018

Hi Bill

I am just trying to see if there is some way to rank transit providers by
the amount of peering+customers they have in a country.

I am noticing provider A enters market X saying they are tier 1 network but
they do not have a si ngle peering session in country and they backhaul
everything back to market Z where they deliver traffic to the peer via high
latency and low performance method. This is causing market to receive
pricing targets which are unrealistic and hurting telecoms who are
genuinely trying to do right thing and establish in country direct peering
with peers.

I would like to be able to see top 10 networks (top 10 as in adjutancies) a
country which has most amount of routes they are advertising. seems like a good place to see this info. Is there a way to get
this data in a format which I can compile reports Rob? (Excel friendly
format would be great)


On Tue, Nov 27, 2018 at 5:48 PM Bill Woodcock <woody at> wrote:

> > On Nov 28, 2018, at 10:42 AM, Mehmet Akcin <mehmet at> wrote:
> >
> > Sorry what i meant with peering, their total as peer/customer count. I
> should have worded it correctly thanks Woody.
> >
> > Question still exists, is there any similar data set available per
> country basis?
> You want to know how big the per-country customer cones for each AS are?
> Like, for a given country, what AS has the most down-stream networks within
> that country?  We used to generate those stats, but the code has probably
> broken long ago.
> We did it because we had bulk data agreements with all five RIRs, so we
> had the ASes databased by country-code.  We still have that part up-to-date.
>                                 -Bill
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