Pragmatic 24A: Downloaded vs Streamed Follow-Up 1

14 June, 2014

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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.
Duration 2 minutes and 48 seconds Direct Download

Show Notes

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

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John Chidgey

John Chidgey

John is an Electrical, Instrumentation and Control Systems Engineer, programmer, podcaster and runs TechDistortion and the Engineered Network. John has produced and appeared on many podcasts as well as Pragmatic.