Cogent Communications

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Cogent Communications Group, Inc.
Type Public
Traded as NASDAQCCOI
Industry Telecommunications
Founded 1999
Headquarters Washington, D.C., U.S.
Key people Dave Schaeffer Founder/President/CEO
Revenue Increase $ 317.0 million (2012)[1]
Operating income Decrease $ 30.97 million (2012)[1]
Net income Decrease $ -4.25 million (2012)[1]
Total assets Increase $606.5 million (2012)[1]
Total equity Decrease $159.8 million (2012)[1]
Employees 605 (Feb 2012)[1]
Website www.cogentco.com
Primary ASN: 174

Cogent Communications is a multinational internet service provider based in the United States. Cogent's primary services consist of Internet access and data transport, offered on fiber optic, IP data-only network, along with colocation in data centers.[2]

Cogent's AS (174) has one of the highest-ranked connectivity degrees on the Internet.[3][4]

Acquisition history[edit]

Cogent was founded in 1999 at the peak of the industry's growth.[5] In three years, Cogent acquired 13 other carriers, purchasing $14 billion in capital for $60 million, including $4 billion worth of Property, Plant and Equipment.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Cogent Communications, Form 10-K, Annual Report, Filing Date Feb 27, 2013". secdatabase.com. Retrieved Mar 27, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Cogent Communications, Form 10-Q, Quarterly Report, Filing Date Nov 7, 2012". secdatabase.com. Retrieved Mar 27, 2013. 
  3. ^ Visualizing Internet Topology at a Macroscopic Scale April 2005
  4. ^ AS ranking
  5. ^ a b "Cogent Communications, Form S-4, Filing Date Oct 16, 2001". secdatabase.com. Retrieved Mar 27, 2013. 
  6. ^ Lightwave - Cogent Communications banks on Ethernet over IP
  7. ^ "Cogent Communications, Form 425, Filing Date Aug 29, 2001". secdatabase.com. Retrieved Mar 27, 2013. 
  8. ^ "Cogent Communications, Form 8-K, Current Report, Filing Date Feb 5, 2002". secdatabase.com. Retrieved Mar 27, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Cogent Communications, Form 8-K, Current Report, Filing Date Apr 4, 2002". secdatabase.com. Retrieved Mar 27, 2013. 
  10. ^ "Cogent Communications, Form 8-K, Current Report, Filing Date Mar 3, 2003". secdatabase.com. Retrieved Mar 27, 2013. 
  11. ^ "Cogent Communications, Form 8-K, Current Report, Filing Date Jan 8, 2004". secdatabase.com. Retrieved Mar 27, 2013. 
  12. ^ "Cogent Communications, Form 8-K, Current Report, Filing Date Mar 31, 2004". secdatabase.com. Retrieved Mar 27, 2013. 
  13. ^ "Cogent Communications, Form 8-K, Current Report, Filing Date Sep 17, 2004". secdatabase.com. Retrieved Mar 27, 2013. 
  14. ^ "Cogent Communications, Form 8-K, Current Report, Filing Date Oct 29, 2004". secdatabase.com. Retrieved Mar 27, 2013. 
  15. ^ "Cogent Communications, Form 8-K, Current Report, Filing Date Dec 3, 2004". secdatabase.com. Retrieved Mar 27, 2013. 

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