XBOX 720: possible digital download mass service.

Ray Soucy rps at maine.edu
Fri Jan 27 10:47:21 CST 2012


Cogent, for example, openly advertises 680G lit capacity for its intercity
links; I have not idea if that's just marketing or not.

Perhaps some people on list who work for these providers can provide some
data.

On Fri, Jan 27, 2012 at 11:10 AM, Anurag Bhatia <me at anuragbhatia.com> wrote:

> Hello Ray
>
> You are refering to dark fiber capacity or is that lit capacity and
> already in use?
>
> On Fri, Jan 27, 2012 at 9:38 PM, Ray Soucy <rps at maine.edu> wrote:
>
>> Well, those are the numbers we can see from a single transceiver (right
>> now
>> mostly 10G and some 40G right now, and 100G on its way); but most of the
>> big players are using multiples of these with DWDM and link aggregation.
>>  I'd say the actual numbers are closer to 680G average right now, per
>> path.
>>
>> On Fri, Jan 27, 2012 at 10:49 AM, Justin M. Streiner <
>> streiner at cluebyfour.org> wrote:
>>
>> > On Fri, 27 Jan 2012, Anurag Bhatia wrote:
>> >
>> >  Just curious to know at what bandwidth big ISP's like AT&T, Verizon,
>> >> Level3, Cogent etc are operating? Are all at or above 40Gbps core
>> >> bandwidth?
>> >>
>> >
>> > Probably a mix of 10G, 40G and 100G as appropriate.  By 2014, that might
>> > tilt more heavily toward 40G and 100G.  From what I've seen, most
>> peering
>> > connections at public IXPs are one or more 10G links.  Private peering
>> > connections could certainly be higher, if the providers at both ends
>> feel
>> > it makes good business sense.
>> >
>> > jms
>> >
>> >
>> >  On Fri, Jan 27, 2012 at 4:26 PM, Randy Bush <randy at psg.com> wrote:
>> >>
>> >>  Can internet in USA support that?   Call of Duty 15 releases may 2014
>> >>>> and 30 million gamers start downloading a 20 GB files.  Would the
>> >>>> internet collapse like a house of cards?.
>> >>>>
>> >>>
>> >>> not a problem.  the vast majority of the states is like a developing
>> >>> country [0], the last mile is pretty much a tin can and a string.  so
>> >>> this will effectively throttle the load.
>> >>>
>> >>> randy
>> >>>
>> >>> [0] - no insult to the dev cons intended
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>
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>>
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>> Ray Soucy
>>
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>>
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>>
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>
> Anurag Bhatia
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> network!
>
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