Estimate of satellite vs. Land-based traffic

Simon Lockhart simon at slimey.org
Tue Jan 6 14:36:23 CST 2009


On Tue Jan 06, 2009 at 03:34:31PM -0500, Kevin.Smith at dca.state.fl.us wrote:
> Participting in a severe solar event EXERCISE.  Can anyone give me an
> educated guesstimate of the percentage of backbone traffic that is
> satellite dependent vs. that which is totally land-based?

Depends on the country. I suspect in the USA, it's close to 100% land-based.
In places in central Africa, it's probably close to 100% satellite based.

Simon
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