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Re: Internet Traffic Begins to Bypass the U.S.
Matthew Moyle-Croft wrote: > Most Asian providers (at least Northern Asia) use USA, Atlantic path to > get to Europe. The capacity going Westt isn't that high in comparision, > so the extra latency hit is well offset by the much reduced cost. I take it voice would have priority for use of the existing europe-asian links ? When there were a number of cable cuts in middle east last year, I remember BBC mentioning that internet access to asia was much slowed due (this was significant to those companies who had outsourced a lot of stuff from europe to India). I guess this would have been more of media hype than reality ? > For instance, out of Australia we have a single, old cable going West > out of Perth to Singapore (SEA-ME-WE3) which allows only low speed > circuits, Was there any thought about building cables to singapore from darwin now that it has had fibre links to the rest of australia for over a decade ?