24A: Downloaded vs Streamed Follow-up 1
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Pragmatic 24A: Downloaded vs Streamed Follow-up 1


14th June 2014

Follow up (Part A) to Downloaded vs Streamed where we look into another big reason why Australian internet is so expensive beyond the lack of economies of scale. Many thanks to Alex Garner for the detailed feedback.

List of Australian Undersea internet connections:

  • Australia-Papua New Guinea-2 (APNG-2) - 1.13 Gb/s
  • PIPE Pacific Cable-1 (PPC-1) - 2,560 Gb/s
  • Australia-Japan Cable (AJC) - 880 Gb/s
  • Gondwana-1 - 640 Gb/s
  • Southern Cross Cable Network (SCCN) - 2,600 Gb/s
  • APX-East - 19,200 Gb/s
  • Telstra Endeavour - 1,280 Gb/s
  • Hawaiki Cable - 6,400 Gb/s
  • Tasman-2 - 1.2Gb/s
  • Tasman Global Access (TGA) Cable (to New Zealand only) - 30,000 Gb/s
  • SeaMeWe-3 - 960 Gb/s
  • Australia-Singapore Cable (ASC) - 6,400 Gb/s
  • APX-West - 20,000 Gb/s
  • Trident Subsea Cable - 16,000 Gb/s
  • JASURAUS - 5 Gb/s
  • TOTAL - 70Tb/s at 16.5 Million users average 4Mb/s
 
Acknowledgements
  • Intro music for all episodes credit to Ludwig Van Beethoven: Bagatelle No. 25 in A minor (WoO 59 and Bia 515) "Für Elise" performed in 2000 by John Chidgey on my beloved K. Kawai GE-1A that I no longer have (SOB)
  • Outro music to Markus Kaarlonen from his original MOD file SpaceDeb.MOD