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Whats an upstream provider and peer?

I'm applying for a large amount of IP addresses from my webhost. One requirement is to,

1. List all upstream providers and peers.

Aren't they the upstream provider or not?
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JPERKS1985
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Sreedhar VengalaSr. Consultant - Business IntelligenceCommented:
Upstream Provider refers to the company whose network you use when you send out uploads
eg: Data going OUT of Westnet.
Peers: these are all the people who are connected to you and are exchanging data with you
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