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Re: Sonet protection usage

  • From: michael.dillon
  • Date: Tue Aug 01 13:26:26 2000

On Thu, 27 July 2000, Jonathon Plonka wrote:

> I might point out that Global Crossing does lay out their paths as rings
> including under sea cables.
>  for us to europe
>  for US to japan.

Go to to read about a major transatlantic cable that is organized in physical rings. To see what I mean you need to go to the "cable route" page and check out the detailled maps for London-Paris and New York where you will see that there are two end-point rings connected by a long transatlantic ring.

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