Bell Canada IP transit - NID required?

John Hurley j0hn.hurl3y at
Sun Sep 9 01:22:35 UTC 2018

I'm fairly certain I was told if I was in bell Colo they would be passing
me Ethernet without a CPE/nid. I'm also pretty sure they said they normally
do that where possible in Colo. But I could be wrong.

My last discussions were with wholesale.

On Sat, Sep 8, 2018, 7:26 PM 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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