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Re: Tier-1 without their own backbone?
From: "John Palmer" <nanog () adns net>
Date: Wed, 27 Aug 2003 15:53:44 -0500

I hear that Level 3 is good but do they handle small stuff like T-1? 
We may be looking to dual-home soon and will be looking around.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Sean Crandall" <sean () megapath net>
To: "'Rick Ernst'" <erond () legendz com>; <nanog () merit edu>
Sent: Wednesday, August 27, 2003 15:48
Subject: RE: Tier-1 without their own backbone?

One of the providers we are looking at is Level-3.  Any 
comments good/bad on
reliability and clue?  We already have UU, Sprint, and AT&T.  
I also realize
that the "they suck less" list changes continuously... :)

I have about 5 GB of IP transit connections from Level3 across 8 markets
(plus using their facilities for our backbone).  Level3 has been very solid
on the IP transit side.  

MFN/AboveNet has also been very good to us.


Sean P. Crandall
VP Engineering Operations
MegaPath Networks Inc.
6691 Owens Drive
Pleasanton, CA  94588
(925) 201-2530 (office)
(925) 201-2550 (fax)

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