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Re: Puerto Rico Peering Point, or existence thereof.
I have some history of that effort. It did not gain traction and folded in less than a year. > > > Actually I know there was something of an IX starting down there > about 1999. I believe it was in the small cellular companies > facility. One of the guys from Netrail, Nathan Estes, went down to > help them out for a week. The name escapes me but perhaps he could > post it here if he recalls the details. > > At the time they had about 6 muxed T1s if I remember and were looking > at either bringing in a tier1 or getting a DS3 back to the states. > > David > > At 9:23 -0800 1/10/03, Bill Woodcock wrote: > > On Fri, 10 Jan 2003, Ray Burkholder wrote: > > > Anyway, ATT has undersea fibre to Puerto Rico. We want to get a DS3 > > > into a Puerto Rico peering center where we can get connectivity to some > > > combo of ATT, Sprint, Worldcom, and T-Data. Is anyone familiar with > > > such a location in PR? > > > >I can say with reasonable certainty that one does not exist. > >http://www.pch.net/resources/data/exchange-points/ > >is the list, and we don't have anything in there for Puerto Rico, which > >means that there hasn't been one in the past, none presently that we know > >of, none in the planning stages that we know of, and no unsubstantiated > >rumors of one. > > > > > If not there, how about Florida? > > > >As many people have pointed out, NOTA, the NAP of the Americas, in Miami, > >is probably your best bet. > > > > -Bill > >