Here in ohio we got nailed by this. Verizon, SBC, Time Warner, just to
name a few. I think Im going to get a backup DSL through Sprint since
they were not affected by this here in ohio.
Matt Liotta wrote:
I hope everyone takes this opportunity to become multi-homed if you
are not already. In our case, we were already multi-homed, but all of
our IPs were allocated by Cogent simply because it was the cheapest
place to get them. During this mesh we learn that our IPs were in some
cases being null routed. As such, we have started the process of
ordering our own IP block from ARIN and have asked Cogent to assign
our existing IPs to us.
Frank Muto wrote:
Level 3 Issues Ultimatum
Restores connectivity to Cogent until Nov 9
Posted 2005-10-07 19:15:54
After restoring connectivity to Cogent this afternoon, Level 3 has now
issued a press release (http://www.dslreports.com/shownews/68244)
their side of the story
(http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/051007/laf057.html?.v=17). "Despite more
75 days of advance written notice of the termination of our agreement,
Cogent apparently failed to notify its customers or make any business
to prepare for disconnection," notes Sureel Choksi, executive vice
of Level 3 Communications.
The restored peering arrangement won't last if Cogent isn't willing to
"Level 3 has, effective immediately, re-established a free connection to
Cogent. In order to allow Internet users to make alternative
we will maintain this connection until 6:00 a.m. ET, November 9,
effectiveness of this arrangement of course depends on Cogent's
to maintain their side of the traffic exchange."
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