Cogent charging 50/mo for BGP (not IPs, the service)
dovid at telecurve.com
Fri Oct 19 14:03:18 UTC 2018
Here in the US it is unheard of. So far for every turn up I have done in
Europe or Asia we were charged a separate BGP session fee.
On Fri, Oct 19, 2018 at 9:17 AM, Jeff Waddell <
jeff+nanog at waddellsolutions.com> wrote:
> What Cogent charges is not a one time fee, its monthly recurring
> On Fri, Oct 19, 2018 at 8:43 AM H I Baysal <hibaysal at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Indeed, its a one time fee to setup BGP. And as a side note,
>> I's also separate for v4 and v6 sessions.
>> I was also taken aback when i heard it the first time.
>> On 17-10-18 18:12, David Hubbard wrote:
>> They charge it even if you’re using your own address space. It’s a fee
>> simply for establishing BGP with them on a given circuit. I believe if you
>> used static routes and their space, you would not have to pay it.
>> *From: *NANOG <nanog-bounces at nanog.org> <nanog-bounces at nanog.org> on
>> behalf of Josh Luthman <josh at imaginenetworksllc.com>
>> <josh at imaginenetworksllc.com>
>> *Date: *Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 12:10 PM
>> *To: *Brielle Bruns <bruns at 2mbit.com> <bruns at 2mbit.com>
>> *Cc: *NANOG list <nanog at nanog.org> <nanog at nanog.org>
>> *Subject: *Re: Cogent charging 50/mo for BGP (not IPs, the service)
>> I view Cogent IP space as a way to lock customers to their service, ie
>> make them sticky.
>> Josh Luthman
>> Office: 937-552-2340
>> Direct: 937-552-2343
>> 1100 Wayne St
>> Suite 1337
>> Troy, OH 45373
>> On Wed, Oct 17, 2018, 12:03 PM Brielle Bruns <bruns at 2mbit.com> wrote:
>> On 10/17/2018 9:47 AM, Josh Luthman wrote:
>> > Has anyone else dealt with this mess? Even my Cogent rep admits it's
>> > unique to their business.
>> That sounds like the BS the first company I worked for tried to pull.
>> One would think they'd welcome customers bringing their own IP space
>> since it saves them money by not using up precious Cogent IPv4 address
>> Hell, I even have BGP for v4 and v6 over my CenturyLink biz fiber, and
>> its available as part of the enhanced package they offer with no extra
>> Brielle Bruns
>> The Summit Open Source Development Group
>> http://www.sosdg.org / http://www.ahbl.org
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