Whats going on at Cogent

Matt Erculiani merculiani at gmail.com
Tue Oct 16 22:20:47 UTC 2018

Speaking of Cogent service (and I know you guys are watching), I'd love
to get someone's help off-list turning up a p2p that has been moved to
billing despite being told loud and clear it doesn't work. I
half-expected it to not work when I found out there was a type 2
provider involved, but I definitely did not expect to be billed for

On Tue, Oct 16, 2018 at 12:09 PM Mike Hammett <nanog at ics-il.net> wrote:
> Agreed. A couple IXes, Cogent, HE, and a couple others. Add more IXes and others as needed. Eyeballs should be fine with the above.
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> Mike Hammett
> Intelligent Computing Solutions
> http://www.ics-il.com
> Midwest-IX
> http://www.midwest-ix.com
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> From: "Daniel Corbe" <dcorbe at hammerfiber.com>
> To: "DaKnOb" <daknob.mac at gmail.com>
> Cc: "NANOG" <nanog at nanog.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, October 16, 2018 10:44:10 AM
> Subject: Re: Whats going on at Cogent
> at 11:34 AM, DaKnOb <daknob.mac at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I guess people really don’t like Cogent judging by the fact that one
> > unrelated email caused all this to happen again.. :-)
> Cogent have more pain points on average but they’re still the best option
> for getting to other Cogent customers.  It’s not really hard to design
> around their shortcomings.   I’d rather have 30 small links and be
> well-connected than two large ones and be SOL because someone refuses to
> peer.
> I can’t speak to their MPLS service, because cogent’s the last company I’d
> ever trust with my backbone.

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