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The exchange of data directly between Internet service providers, rather than via the Internet.
- ‘Whether networks interconnect via peering or transit is based on the respective size of their networks.’
- ‘Public peering is a means for internet service providers to send and receive traffic destined for one another's networks.’
- ‘Finally, VoIP peering will only be beneficial if the carrier can bill for the transpired calls.’
- ‘Even the staunchest advocates of end to end VoIP are quick to admit that voice peering is not the norm today.’
- ‘In voice peering, as in simple peering, the overall aim is to achieve some consistency in traffic management end to end.’
1980s: from peer + -ing.
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