60 ms cross-continent

adamv0025 at netconsultings.com adamv0025 at netconsultings.com
Mon Jun 22 07:59:38 UTC 2020


> William Herrin
> 
> Howdy,
> 
> Why is latency between the east and west coasts so bad? Speed of light
> accounts for about 15ms each direction for a 30ms round trip. Where does
> the other 30ms come from and why haven't we gotten rid of it?
> 
Wallstreet did :) 
https://www.wired.com/2012/08/ff_wallstreet_trading/

adam



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