Long hops on international paths

Nick Hilliard nick at foobar.org
Mon Jan 17 18:36:37 UTC 2022

PAUL R BARFORD wrote on 17/01/2022 18:02:
> For example, there is a router operated by Telia (AS1299) in Chicago 
> that has a high concentration of such links.

this doesn't appear to match 1299's public network topology:


Is ttl decrement disabled on the test paths you're measuring?

Broadly speaking, if you have a point-to-point link from one location to 
another (or parallel set of links with a common failure path, e.g. waves 
on a specific fibre path), there's a single router at each end.


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