Zimbabwe satellite service shutdown for non-payment

Joe Abley jabley at ca.afilias.info
Tue Sep 19 12:23:17 UTC 2006


On 2006-09-19, at 03:59, Brandon Galbraith wrote:

> Does any fiber run into Zimbabwe? Or is everything via satellite?

Having fibre to your neighbiour is the exception in Africa, not the  
rule.

> There has to be a remaining uplink (albeit low-capacity) if  
> nameservers within the country are still accessible.

There's more than one satellite operator with footprints that cover  
Zimbabwe.


Joe




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