$1.5 billion: The cost of cutting London-Tokyo latency by 60ms

George Bonser gbonser at seven.com
Fri Mar 23 19:32:37 CDT 2012


> If they could armor the cable sufficiently perhaps they could drill the
> straigh line path through the Earth's crust (mantle and outer core) and
> do London-Tokyo in less than 10,000km.
> 
> Aled

I suggested this once when it was decided that the latency from California to the UK was too high and that I should reduce it.  The company wouldn't go for it, though.

G




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