Internet connectivity in Nigeria

Sina Owolabi notify.sina at gmail.com
Sun Jun 18 20:54:41 CST 2017


Yes I just tried a very comforting traceroute

traceroute ip 63.223.7.7
Sun Jun 18 20:52:28.946 GMT
Tracing the route to 63.223.7.7
1 TenGE13-3.br03.chc01.pccwbtn.net (63.218.4.253) [MPLS: Label 24967
Exp 0] 182 msec
TenGE12-2.br03.chc01.pccwbtn.net (63.218.4.249) 182 msec
TenGE13-3.br03.chc01.pccwbtn.net (63.218.4.253) 182 msec
2 TenGE13-3.br03.chc01.pccwbtn.net (63.218.4.253) [MPLS: Label 24967
Exp 0] 181 msec
TenGE12-2.br03.chc01.pccwbtn.net (63.218.4.249) 182 msec 181 msec
3 TenGE15-0.cr04.chc01.pccwbtn.net (63.218.4.193) [MPLS: Label 5035
Exp 0] 181 msec 181 msec 181 msec
4 pos2-0.cr04.nyc02.pccwbtn.net (63.218.4.38) [MPLS: Label 20449 Exp
0] 181 msec 181 msec 180 msec
5 pos4-0.cr04.ldn01.pccwbtn.net (63.218.12.85) [MPLS: Label 24363 Exp
0] 181 msec 181 msec 181 msec
6 ge0-1.204.var01.los01.pccwbtn.net (63.223.7.41) 181 msec * 180 msec
read timed-out
Query Complete

On Sun, Jun 18, 2017 at 9:01 PM, Joel Jaeggli <joelja at bogus.com> wrote:
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> Sent from my iPhone
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> On Jun 18, 2017, at 12:29, Sina Owolabi <notify.sina at gmail.com> wrote:
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> PCCW? I dont think I've heard of them
>
>
> Pccw would be sat3 glo1 and wacs maybe others.
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> http://mediafiles.pccwglobal.com/images/downloads/Inf_map.pdf
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> Their looking glass can give you some idea into their reach with Nigeria
> with a little experimentation.
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> http://lookingglass.pccwglobal.com/
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> That said sat3 and glo1 combined have something like an order of magnitude
> less capacity than wacs so the survival / utility of any of the older
> systems when losing the newest ones is probably less than complete.
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> On Sun, Jun 18, 2017 at 8:10 PM, Rod Beck
> <rod.beck at unitedcablecompany.com> wrote:
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> PCCW has a strong presence in Africa and they are easy to work with.
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> - R.
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> ________________________________
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> From: NANOG <nanog-bounces at nanog.org> on behalf of Sina Owolabi
>
> <notify.sina at gmail.com>
>
> Sent: Sunday, June 18, 2017 8:59:41 PM
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> To: nanog at nanog.org list
>
> Subject: Internet connectivity in Nigeria
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>
> Hi All
>
>
> Currently having a terrible situation in Nigeria where the GLO1 and
>
> MainOne cables appear to be both down.
>
> Can anyone suggest a good Nigerian ISP with redundancies enough to
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> overcome at least two of the following dying out?
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>
> SAT-3
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> WACS
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> GLO1
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> ACE
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> MainOne
>
>
> Please dont say MTN or any of the Nigerian telcos, except there are no
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> other options, customer service will leave you trying to commit bodily
>
> harm.
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>


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