Cogent's worldwide Tier 1 optical IP network is one of the largest of its kind, with direct IP connectivity to more than 7,220 AS (Autonomous System) networks around the world and over 260 Tbps internetworking capacity. Cogent's network is IPv6 and MPLS enabled, providing state-of-the-art solutions for businesses. Being a facilities-based carrier, Cogent takes advantage of full end-to-end control over its transport and routing technology to provide reliable and scalable service.
Cogent's network stretches over 208 markets throughout 47 countries in North America, Europe, Asia, Australia, South America and Africa, with over 58,000 route miles of long-haul fiber and over 36,700 miles of metropolitan fiber.
Cogent owns and operates 54 data centers in North America and Europe.
Cogent has over 2,884 strategically located points of presence throughout North America, Europe, Asia, Australia, South America and Africa.
Cogent's superior network architecture and virtually unlimited bandwidth enable us to offer impressive network performance, as shown in our public performance statistics.
Cogent executes a selective peering strategy, a combination of two separate, yet interrelated initiatives: extensive private peering and selected public peering agreements.
Cogent's Looking Glass provides information about backbone routing and network efficiency with the same transparency that customers on our network receive directly.
Cogent Communications operates one of the historic autonomous systems of the Internet, known as AS174. Cogent's AS is the most interconnected network on the Internet, with over 7,220 AS networks connected.