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