East Africa Fibre Connectivity- Heads up

Raymond Macharia rmacharia at gmail.com
Tue Aug 18 04:43:43 CDT 2009

Thanks Andy for sharing that bit as well. Yes the excitement in region needs
to be tempered with sober network analysis to make sure we do not fall short
of what right now is being seen as "massive" amounts of capacity by many.
Raymond Macharia

On Sun, Aug 16, 2009 at 12:06 PM, Andy Davidson <andy at nosignal.org> wrote:

> On 5 Aug 2009, at 11:13, Raymond Macharia wrote:
>  Hello all,in the last two weeks or so providers in East Africa,
>> particularly
>> in Kenya where I am, have been moving from Satellite to Fibre for the
>> internet Back bone connectivity. From where I am I have seen an upsurge of
>> about 100Mbps in the last two days from my users.
> Hi, Raymond --
> We see similar changes to traffic in the internet exchange world when
> someone changes their connection from 1GE to 10GE.  Before they turn up
> additional sessions, they often peer more traffic, which I attribute to
> sliding window doing its thing, and eventually user behaviour altering.
> It's encouraging that your customers' internet performance experiences are
> improving - do share your upgrade stories with other providers in your
> region !
> Best wishes,
> Andy

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