[LINK] itN: Perth-Singapore Cable Cut

JanW jwhit at internode.on.net
Fri Oct 2 14:37:33 AEST 2015

At 02:30 PM 2/10/2015, Paul Brooks wrote:

>With increased amounts of traffic-engineering and path-locking using technologies such
>as MPLS to steer traffic onto specific paths and networks, ignoring other possible but
>sub-optimal paths, the ability for traffic to flow around a break is also increasingly

The story I read said that the problem is with mobile devices, which may or may not have meant 3g/4g. I'm wondering now if it just appears that way because of the proliferation of iPhone/iPads using whatever network is at hand, which could easily be a wifi connection via Telstra, and therefore onto the backhaul they use?


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