Cost of transit and options in APAC

Gregg Berkholtz gregg at tocici.com
Wed Aug 11 17:57:58 CDT 2010


Around 40% of our low-end/budget VPS hosting customers are based in APAC. It's common for departing customers to cite the primary reason as seeking lower latency to their regions. 

Sent while on the go, please excuse terseness.

On Aug 11, 2010, at 17:03, Benson Schliesser <bensons at queuefull.net> wrote:

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> On 11 Aug 10, at 2:53 PM, Joel Jaeggli wrote:
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>> I think the question is more like why am I being quoted $100 A megabit
>> in India for transit in India? Not why am I being charged for for the
>> transport cost across the pacific.
> 
> Obviously I can't speak for the providers in question, but I'd guess that the cost for transit in AP is strongly related to the cost of long-haul transport.  Once upon a time, the majority of Internet traffic in AP countries *did* originate in the US.  Does anybody have data that this is changing?
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> Cheers,
> -Benson
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