AT&T, Comcast, and Verizon connect directly to some Web giants.
by Jon Brodkin
- May 21 2014, 5:00pm GMTST
The network interconnection deals between content providers and ISPs are often shrouded in secrecy
, at least when it comes to the question of whether any money is changing hands. But it's possible to figure out which companies are directly exchanging traffic with ISPs by examining publicly available information if you know where to search.
Analyst Dan Rayburn today published a blog post and chart
that shows which ISPs the likes of Google, Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft, Netflix, Pandora, eBay, and Apple have direct connections with. Take a look:
Interconnections between content companies and ISPs. Full Article