What network providers can you find in Montreal? - Montreal Server Colocation

What network providers can you find in Montreal?

What are the network providers you can find in Montreal?

Here’s a quick list ! (In no particular order)

International transit (Mostly Tier 1 providers)

  • Tata Communications
    • You’ve got to know them !
  • Cogent
    • Their network quality has greatly improved ! The best bang for the buck you’ll find.
  • Orange
    • Great transit to France and parts of Africa.
  • Telia Carrier
    • Great transit to Europe
  • Hurricane Electric
    • Overall good provider. Proudly fully IPv6 ready.
  • AT&T
    • Perfect to reach American networks.
  • CenturyLink (fka. Level 3)
    • Not in many data centers, but can provide huge network capacities.
  • Zayo
    • Great pricing for L2L and wavelengths. Transit is on the expensive side.
  • GTT
    • Major backbone provider.

Local transit (Tier 2 and 3 providers)

  • Bell
    • Major Canada-wide ISP, but lacks customer support.
  • Vidéotron
    • Major Quebec ISP. Owner of Fibrenoire.
  • Telus
    • Major ISP. Mostly mobile, but fiber as well. Can be expensive.
  • Openface
    • Medium-sized ISP in Montreal. Mostly serve officies.
  • Fibrenoire
    • Business division of Vidéotron. Great peering, but have important management issues since the Vidéotron acquisition.
  • Teksaavy
    • Large ISP from Ontario.
  • Telkel
    • Small local ISP
  • B2B2C
    • Small ISP.
  • MetroOptic
    • Medium size ISP. (Now owned by Cologix)
  • Telkel
    • Small ISP
  • Ebox
    • Bell reseller with its own AS
  • Aptum (fka. Cogeco Peer 1)
    • Tier 2 provider with worldwide POPs
  • eStruxture
    • Colocation provider that operates it’s own Tier 2 network
  • INAP (fka. iWeb)
    • Hosting / Colocation provider with its own network
  • F6Networks
  • Deutsche Telekom
  • Rogers
  • Shaw
  • PrimeLink
  • MIT Telecom
  • Global crossing
  • C3F Telecom
  • Beanfield Metroconnect
  • 360 Networks
  • Allstream
  • Hydro one
  • Hibernia
  • CTC Internet

Other networks and peering providers

  • Megaport
  • AWS
  • Google cloud
  • IBM/Softlayer
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Oracle
  • QIX
  • RISQ
  • IXReach

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