Paradise/Clear/Telstra Users..

Discussion in 'NZ Computing' started by BILL bs.xxxxxxxxxx.corn, Mar 5, 2005.

  1. I have just been told by a Telscum buddy, that their is no Interconnect
    agreement between Telstra/clear and Telscum

    So all ISP links have to go via the USA..
    BILL bs.xxxxxxxxxx.corn, Mar 5, 2005
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  2. No Its Telescum that is the Villain..
    BILL bs.xxxxxxxxxx.corn, Mar 5, 2005
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  3. BILL     bs.xxxxxxxxxx.corn

    steve Guest


    Boycott TelstraClear...

    They want to charge for traffic like the their parent company does in

    The Kiwi open traffic ethos has been one of the good things about the
    Net in NZ.....and TelstraClear want to end it.
    steve, Mar 5, 2005
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    Axle Guest

    Telecom didn't make Telstraclear de-peer from WIX.
    They came up with that stupidity all by themselves.
    Axle, Mar 5, 2005

  5. May be they held a Gun to there head..
    BILL bs.xxxxxxxxxx.corn, Mar 5, 2005
  6. BILL     bs.xxxxxxxxxx.corn

    Axle Guest

    No, they just make more money by making their content providers traffic
    al international.
    Its a ripoff.
    Axle, Mar 5, 2005
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    Daniel Guest

    However, it would appear the move to de-peer from WIX is going to backfire:

    Surely, TelstraClear would've seen that one coming - you'd think?
    Daniel, Mar 5, 2005
  8. not quite right roger.
    but fairly close.
    they'll probably go via Australia.
    Dave -, Mar 5, 2005
  9. well, Telecom are not peering either, but Telstra arent either...
    they're both dumb companies.
    Dave -, Mar 5, 2005
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    David Preece Guest

    A traceroute between my home cable modem and an xtra machine appears to
    go via Auckland.

    David Preece, Mar 5, 2005
  11. BILL     bs.xxxxxxxxxx.corn

    David Preece Guest

    No, this time it's Telstra Clear.

    David Preece, Mar 5, 2005
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    Enkidu Guest

    Telstra/Clear could swallow NZ Telecom whole, and probably
    would want to. That would pretty much give them an
    Australia/New Zealand monopoly.


    Enkidu, Mar 6, 2005
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    Gordon Guest

    The rate *is* the problem eh?
    Gordon, Mar 6, 2005
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    Axle Guest

    Yes, local traffic charged at international rates.
    Axle, Mar 6, 2005
  15. Yes, MCI now has some routers in Auckland, so if your international
    traffic normally goes via MCI (, then the traffic is
    rerouted through them instead of having to go to the US first. That
    is what happens for me (I am with nzwireless).
    Stephen Worthington, Mar 6, 2005
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    AD. Guest

    Well the NZ based engineers did, but were apparently overruled by
    Head Office in Oz.
    AD., Mar 6, 2005
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    Adder Guest

    what your asking for is unlmited traffic
    who pays for it really
    some Isps do charge for traffic
    Adder, Mar 7, 2005
  18. BILL     bs.xxxxxxxxxx.corn

    AD. Guest

    No he's not asking for that, you missed the point completely. Do you even
    know what peering exchanges are?
    AD., Mar 7, 2005
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