Zimbabwe satellite service shutdown for non-payment

Steven M. Bellovin smb at cs.columbia.edu
Tue Sep 19 14:54:40 UTC 2006

On Tue, 19 Sep 2006 08:23:17 -0400, Joe Abley <jabley at ca.afilias.info>

> 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.
Remember the (proposed?  built?) circum-Africa oceanic cable, with drops to
each (coastal) country?  Avoid the politics and instability of depending
on a neighbor.

		--Steven M. Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb

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