Proving Gig Speed

Mark Tinka mark.tinka at seacom.mu
Sat Jul 21 06:01:24 UTC 2018


On 20/Jul/18 21:37, Scott Weeks wrote:

> Could you explain that?  Do you mean logically near the 
> ground stations?

I mean physically in the ISP's backbone.

They would use the satellite link for cache-fill, but then deliver
content locally. This should speed things up a great deal.

Having the cache on the other side of the satellite link doesn't help at
all, since the biggest latency tax is on the satellite link itself.


> I had a funny thought...  CDN in the satellite. :)

:-) - don't give them ideas, hehe...

Mark.



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