Posts Tagged ‘peering’

How Big is Google?

Google’s recent FTTH announcement generated a wave of media coverage and industry discussion. Responses ranged from exuberant local communities racing to sign up to anti-competitive howls from incumbent carriers. Industry pundits wondered what is Google up to? What will the search giant do with 1Gbps to the home? And more ominously, is Google getting too […]

Trick or Treat: A Halloween Peering Surprise

Yesterday, tens of thousands of Sprint and Cogent customers got an early Halloween surprise. At 4pm EDT, Sprint and Cogent terminated their direct peering relationship. The below graph shows traffic from the perspective of 25 tier2 ISPs around the world. All of these ISPs are direct customers of either Sprint or Cogent. And all lost […]

Trick of Treat: A Halloween Peering Suprise

Yesterday, tens of thousands of Sprint and Cogent customers got an early Halloween surprise. At 4pm EDT, Sprint and Cogent terminated their direct peering relationship. The below graph shows traffic from the perspective of 25 tier2 ISPs around the world. All of these ISPs were direct customers of either Sprint or Cogent. And all lost […]