Bell Canada IP transit - NID required?

Eric Dugas edugas at
Sun Sep 9 02:02:34 UTC 2018

I've requested many times 1G/10G EI circuits without CPEs and even had
Settlement based peering from AS577 delivered on an EVC on a CPE-less ENNI
so they definitely be flexible.

This was with Bell wholesale thought. If you deal with retail, your
experience may vary...

On Sat, Sep 8, 2018, 19:25 JASON BOTHE via NANOG <nanog at> wrote:

> All,
> Just curious if anyone uses Bell Canada for IP transit in a colo
> environment and whether or not you were able to obtain a traditional
> cross-connect without having Bell place a managed CPE device in your cage.
> I can’t seem to find anyone intelligent enough to tell my any different
> other than “it’s never been done before” and “we need remote testing
> capabilities.”
> J~
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