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- Routers are attached to exchange point medium.
- Various types of peering relationships are possible at an exchange point
- MLPA - multi-lateral peering agreement
(every peer agrees to peer with every other peer)
- Bilateral - exchange of information between two peers
- Customer - one ISP provides transit for another
- Route Server - third-party bilateral peering
- Cheaper and more efficient than setting up multiple private exchanges.