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Re: More undersea cable wars brewing in India

  • From: Adrian Chadd
  • Date: Thu Dec 23 19:24:02 2004

On Thu, Dec 23, 2004, [email protected] wrote:

> this already doubles TCP throughputs over inter-continental cables/ 
> satellites/ WAN links, just one-click install  ( all window platforms TCP upgrade 
> downloads to follow within a month ) .

> the cable link utilisation & also end user TCP throughput graphs will both 
> show constant 95%-100% levels, cf existing saw-tooths.

Its not increasing the bandwidth of a fibre, its just allowing TCP streams to
use more bandwidth. Hacks to do this have been popping up here and there
for a number of years.

So how is it relevant to the international cable company practice(s) of
artifically limiting bandwidth to limit growth?


Adrian Chadd			"You don't have a TV? Then what's
<[email protected]>	    all your furniture pointing at?"