Cogent Communications is a multinational, Tier 1 facilities-based ISP, consistently ranked as one of the top five Internet backbone networks in the world. Cogent specializes in providing businesses with high speed Internet access, Ethernet transport and colocation services. Cogent's facilities-based, all-optical IP network provides services in more than 195 markets globally. Since its inception, Cogent has unleashed the benefits of IP technology, building one of the largest and highest capacity IP networks in the world. This network enables Cogent to offer large bandwidth connections at highly competitive prices. Cogent also offers superior customer support by virtue of its end-to-end control of service delivery and network monitoring.

We stand apart from our competitors in many areas, but key differentiators include:

  • Our customer connections are dedicated and non-oversubscribed
  • Our prices are the lowest in the industry
  • Our diversity from traditional carriers enables redundancy for customer data
  • Our simple network structure allows for rapid provisioning
  • Our 'self-healing' ring architecture design minimizes outages
  • Cogent is Smart Business Internet