said by guppy_fish:Agreed. Up to hop 7 looks good(VZ network) from hop 8 and on it's all due to Qwest's network itself or the peering arrangement between VZ and Qwest not being sufficient enough. This is a good example of when Verizon is not the blame here. said by RolteC:
Really Verizon? NYC based routers are now 100ms just off Alter.net.
Same for Alter to Cablevision/Lightpath. Garbage.
Honestly, its everything from Alter.net to the rest of the world thats affected in some way, some routes worse than others.
What you you suggest Verizon do ? the tracert clearly shows its a sprint network that is increasing the reported ping time.
Verizon doesn't pick the path to the host, the host ( or its ISP ) broadcasts that path to it to take