Bell Canada IP transit - NID required?

Alain Hebert ahebert at
Tue Sep 11 12:48:06 UTC 2018

     Depending on the Colo...  It is generally a fiber for everyone.

     But Bell being Bell (wink wink) I'm sure they made this extra 
<beep> and <beep> for no reason at all.

Alain Hebert                                ahebert at
PubNIX Inc.
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On 09/09/18 11:04, Clayton Zekelman wrote:
> We used to have a GigE transit port terminated on CO connecting links 
> inside one of their COs long ago.  No CPE.  They may have changed 
> their policy since then.
> At 07:25 PM 08/09/2018, JASON BOTHE via NANOG 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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