Estimate of satellite vs. Land-based traffic

Marshall Eubanks tme at multicasttech.com
Wed Jan 7 07:08:55 CST 2009


French Polynesia has no fiber links at all and relies exclusively on  
satellite and
maybe radio for internet access.

It looks, though, like they may finally get fiber sometime in the next  
decade :

http://www.newstin.com/tag/us/95233925

Marshall

On Jan 7, 2009, at 1:00 AM, JF Mezei wrote:

> Northern communities in Canada's arctic rely exclusively on satellite
> for voice/data.
>
> Not a lot of data flowing comparatively, but it is their only option  
> so
> it is more of a "mission critical" thing than a backup.
>





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