Lecture 4: ISPs, Backbones and Peering

Interactions between different level peers

When trying to understand the behavior of the internet, one cannot ignore the business relationships of the partners and how they interact. This lecture will examine many of the players in the global telecommunications market and build a simple model to describe their motivations and behaviors.

Lesson Objectives

By the end of this lesson, the student will be able to:

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