60 ms cross-continent

Marshall Eubanks marshall.eubanks at gmail.com
Sat Jun 20 20:04:45 UTC 2020

This was also pitched as one of the killer-apps for the SpaceX
Starlink satellite array, particularly for cross-Atlantic and
cross-Pacific trading.


"Several commentators quickly caught onto the fact that an extremely
expensive network whose main selling point is long-distance,
low-latency coverage has a unique chance to fund its growth by
addressing the needs of a wealthy market that has a high willingness
to pay — high-frequency traders."


On Sat, Jun 20, 2020 at 2:01 PM Carsten Bormann <cabo at tzi.org> wrote:
> On 2020-06-20, at 19:07, Joel Jaeggli <joelja at bogus.com> wrote:
> >
> > This is c in a vacuum. Light transmission through a medium is slower.
> Ob-movie: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Hummingbird_Project
> Grüße, Carsten

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