IP Transit

Cogent's IP Transit service offers the best value in the market place. Powered by the most interconnected network in the world, it offers high quality, scalable and affordable bandwidth. Combine our wide choice of service locations with our outstanding connectivity to major access and content networks throughout the world, and you will understand how we turned thousands of carriers, service providers, and application and content providers into loyal customers.

Our IP Transit service runs over Cogent's worldwide Tier 1, IPv6 enabled, optical IP network - one of the largest of its kind with over 58,000 route miles (93.300 km) of long-haul fiber and more than 36,700 miles (58.000 km) of metropolitan fiber. Cogent's Autonomous System AS174 has direct connectivity to more than 7,220 AS (Autonomous System) networks around the world and over 260 Tbps internetworking capacity.

We will impress you first with the simplicity of our product and sales process, then with fast provisioning of your service. Our professional customer support team, conveniently located in North America and Europe, will make your life easy and ensure that your service lives by our SLA - our commitment to outstanding performance and sustained reliability.

Product Features

FULL SLA. Our SLA guarantees 100% global network availability, 99.9% packet delivery, less than 45 milliseconds roundtrip latency and proactive outage notification within 15 minutes.

RAPID INSTALLATION. Your service will be installed in 17 days or less—guaranteed. Most service installations average just 8 days.

CUSTOMER SUPPORT. Technical expertise is just a phone call away 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

EASY-TO-UNDERSTAND BILLING. Products are billed on a single sheet of paper with a single line item. Flat rate or burstable billing available.

NO LONG TERM COMMITMENTS. You can stay with us as long as you like, but we don't require multi-year commitments as part of our great prices.

Product Types

INTERFACES. We offer a wide range of interfaces and connection speeds to cover all your needs.

  • Gigabit Ethernet (100 Mbps to 1,000 Mbps)
  • 10 Gigabit Ethernet (500 Mbps to 10,000 Mbps)
  • 100 Gigabit Ethernet (10,000 Mbps to 100,000 Mbps)

OPTIONS. Our product is simple, yet you can customize it to fit your requirements.

  • BGP or static routing configuration
  • IPv6 native / dual stack
  • Multiple BGP sessions on single port
  • Aggregate billing across multiple ports
  • Black Hole server for DDOS mitigation
  • Primary / Secondary DNS
  • Link Aggregation

Customer Service

Cogent Communications

Cogent is one of the world's largest Internet Service Providers, delivering high quality Internet, Ethernet and Colocation services to over 88,500 Enterprise and NetCentric customers. Cogent serves over 208 markets in 47 countries across its facilities-based, all-optical IP network.

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