From: Thomas Bridge (thomas at domain wibble.to)
Date: Tue 08 May 2001 - 17:07:26 IST
At 16:57 08/05/2001 +0100, Dave Wilson wrote:
> > What is the definition of Tier 1 these days, the best I heard is that
> > they dont buy routes but sell them ? Mind you what is a Tier 0 then ?
>ISTR Randy Bush defining this a couple of RIPEs ago as
>"An ISP that doesn't pay another ISP for transit".
But all the Irish ISPs ultimately pay someone for transit.
>That applied to Chris's naming of "Irish Tier 1" networks would also make some
and would include VIA :)
There is in my view no real reason why the big Telcos shouldn't connect to
INEX and only announce their Irish routes. It would make a lot of sense,
and potentially save everyone a small percent of the cost of expensive
international links to backbones.
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