Cogent's worldwide Tier 1 optical IP network is one of the largest of its kind, with direct IP connectivity to more than 6,360 AS (Autonomous System) networks around the world and over 210 Tbps internetworking capacity. Cogent's network is IPv6 and MPLS enabled, providing state-of-the-art solutions for businesses. Being a facilities-based carrier, Cogent takes advantage of full end-to-end control over its transport and routing technology to provide reliable and scalable service.

Network Map

Cogent's network stretches over 199 markets throughout 42 countries in North America, Europe and Asia, with over 57,400 route miles of longhaul fiber and over 31,900 miles of metropolitan fiber.

Cogent Data Centers

Cogent owns and operates 52 data centers in North America and Europe.

Service Locations

Cogent has over 2,599 strategically located points of presence throughout North America, Europe and Asia.


Cogent's superior network architecture and virtually unlimited bandwidth enable us to offer impressive network performance, as shown in our public performance statistics.


Cogent executes a selective peering strategy, a combination of two separate, yet interrelated initiatives: extensive private peering and selected public peering agreements.

Looking Glass

Cogent's Looking Glass provides information about backbone routing and network efficiency with the same transparency that customers on our network receive directly.

Connected Autonomous Systems

Cogent Communications operates one of the historic autonomous systems of the Internet, known as AS174. Cogent's AS is the most interconnected network on the Internet, with over 6,360 AS networks connected.