End of Cogent-Sprint peering wars?
athompson at merlin.mb.ca
Wed Sep 7 22:14:10 UTC 2022
Well, yes, that goes hand-in-hand with "...expects hefty charge".
To me, this just says T-Mobile wants out of the POTS business at almost any cost.
All those poor people stuck with Cogent now, I feel sorry for them!
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: NANOG <nanog-bounces+athompson=merlin.mb.ca at nanog.org> On
> Behalf Of Jawaid Bazyar
> Sent: September 7, 2022 5:04 PM
> To: Dave Taht <dave.taht at gmail.com>; Sean Donelan <sean at donelan.com>
> Cc: NANOG <nanog at nanog.org>
> Subject: Re: End of Cogent-Sprint peering wars?
> $1 deals usually come with an operation in the red, or assumption of
> significant debts.
> On 9/7/22, 2:55 PM, "NANOG on behalf of Dave Taht" <nanog-
> bounces+jbazyar=verobroadband.com at nanog.org on behalf of
> dave.taht at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 7, 2022 at 1:48 PM Sean Donelan <sean at donelan.com>
> > Are Sprint AS1239 and Cogent AS174 finally going to settle
> their peering
> > disputes?
> > T-Mobile sells legacy Sprint wireline business to Cogent for
> $1, expects
> > hefty charge
> > https://www.reuters.com/markets/deals/cogent-communications-
> > 1,400 customers
> > 1,300 employees
> > 19,000 long-haul route miles
> > 1,300 metro route miles
> > 16,800 leased route miles
> That's a dollar well spent. It also explains the layoffs.
> FQ World Domination pending:
> Dave Täht CEO, TekLibre, LLC
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