Internet Traffic Begins to Bypass the U.S.
mmc at internode.com.au
Sun Sep 14 22:38:43 CDT 2008
Other cable systems predated FLAG (at least for voice).
SEA-ME-WE predates FLAG by almost a decade. I'm sure some digging
would reveal a bit more on that path either submarine or terrestrial.
On 15/09/2008, at 11:06 AM, Joe Abley wrote:
> On 14 Sep 2008, at 19:41, Jean-François Mezei wrote:
>> Did western europe ever really have a primary route via the USA to
>> asia ?
> Yes, I think so. If I remember correctly, before FLAG started laying
> cables, there was no terrestrial route to Asia from Europe that
> didn't involve North America.
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