What is this in my trace route?

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Tracing route to simhq.com [74.116.0.167]
over a maximum of 30 hops:

1 <1 ms <1 ms <1 ms 192.168.x.xxx (my Telus Actionet router/modem)
2 6 ms 5 ms 5 ms 10.29.146.1(this is a router address, why is it between me and Telus? This is not my router.)
3 15 ms 15 ms 15 ms STTLWAWBCI01.bb.telus.com [75.154.217.106]
4 22 ms 23 ms 24 ms ve500.edge1.sea1.us.as5580.net [206.81.81.17]
5 85 ms 73 ms 74 ms eth2-3.r2.chi1.us.as5580.net [78.152.34.11]
6 95 ms 94 ms 94 ms eth1-8.core1.ash2.us.as5580.net [78.152.34.138]

7 107 ms 106 ms 107 ms ae02.edge01.atl01.us.as5580.net [78.152.35.129]

8 108 ms 277 ms 107 ms coloat-as46562-gw.r1.atl1.us.atrato.net [78.152.
46.194]
9 90 ms 90 ms 90 ms 74.119.144.194
10 88 ms 88 ms 88 ms simhq.com [74.116.0.167]

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Are you on Fibre?  It is likely the connection between the fibre to your site and the fibre optic backbone. I'm seeing as low as 1.65 ms to 10.31.0.1, so it has to be pretty close.

 

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My trace route is no different. The second hop is basically the first node between you and the rest of the net. Your modem has to connect to something. The 10.x IP device IS a Telus one. It doesn't have a DNS name so it just shows as an IP address

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