3) We will build low cost NAPs for IPSPA.ORG members;

You laugh ... however, RTD is a few short weeks away from having NAPs up
and running in Tucson and Phoenix.

It's primarily intended for local providers, so that we can at least
control quality standards in the region ourselves. If larger peers want
to show up, nobodies going to kick them out of bed though...we've got a bed
big enough for everybody. hehe.

A NW peering point is currently about 3-4 weeks away. Initially it will be
done via fully meshed frame relay, until traffic dictates otherwise.

This peering point will be _solely_ for keeping local traffic local and
not for providing transit.

If anyone is interested, there is a mailing list,
(subscription requests to, setup for discussing