Cogent's worldwide Tier 1 optical IP network is one of the largest of its kind, with direct IP connectivity to more than 4,480 AS (Autonomous System) networks around the world and over 29,300 Gbps 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 180 markets throughout 36 countries in North America, Europe and Asia, with over 56,600 route miles of long-haul fiber and over 26,600 miles of metropolitan fiber.
Cogent owns and operates 43 data centers in North America and Europe.
Cogent has over 1,890 strategically located points of presence throughout North America, Europe and Asia.
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 4,480 AS networks connected.