Gartner Research

Internet Peering Agreements Evolve

Published: 26 September 2002

ID: G00110119

Analyst(s): Lydia Leong


Gartner Dataquest examines the dynamics of traffic exchange between Internet backbone providers, and the revenue implications for network service providers.

Table Of Contents
  • Introduction
  • A Technical Overview of Peering
  • A Historical Overview of Peering
  • Gartner Dataquest Perspective
    • Settlement-Based Peering
    • Content Provider Peering
    • The Bottom Line

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