Estimate of satellite vs. Land-based traffic

Jeffrey Lyon jeffrey.lyon at blacklotus.net
Tue Jan 6 14:40:28 CST 2009


Kevin,

Satellite transport is common mainly in areas where land based
infrastructure is not feasible. In developed nations this is almost
exclusively the case. Satellite latency is far too high to rely on it
for routine communications unless used as a last resort.

Best regards, Jeff

On Tue, Jan 6, 2009 at 3:34 PM,  <Kevin.Smith at dca.state.fl.us> wrote:
>
>
> All,
>
> 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?
>
> Thanks
>
>
>
> Kevin Smith
> Information Systems & Services
> Department of Community Affairs
> kevin.smith at dca.state.fl.us  [preferred]
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