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Intrigue Surrounds SMW4 Cut

March 28, 2013 • It has been a rough few weeks for the global Internet, given numerous...

Bangladesh Connects via India

January 29, 2013 •   The Internet of Bangladesh has been connected to the world by a single...

Mystery Cable Activated in Cuba

January 20, 2013 • In February 2011, the first submarine cable connecting the island...

Could It Happen In Your Country?

November 30, 2012 • {Updated; see below for lists of countries for easier reference, and a special offer for WCIT...

Cyprus Rescues Lebanon

July 6, 2012 • It has been a tough week for Internet connectivity in Lebanon. After two national Internet...

SMW4 Cut Shakes Up South Asia

June 15, 2012 • Bangladesh could learn a lesson from Pakistan about building a diverse and more...

The Pirate Bay Still Afloat

May 16, 2012 • The popular torrent site The Pirate Bay (TPB) suffered a widespread outage...

Return of SMW3

March 23, 2012 • The new EPEG terrestrial cable through Russia and Iran cannot come fast enough...

East African Internet Resilience

February 28, 2012 • It is a fact of life of global Internet infrastructure that wherever shipping routes and cable...

Satellite Service Sets in Lebanon

November 16, 2011 • Early last month, my blog “Pinning Down Latency” included this...

Asia on My Mind and on the Move

October 20, 2011 • Undersea cables are expensive to install. But if you’re an Asian Internet...

Pinning Down Latency

October 7, 2011 • Packet latency is a big issue in Internet-based applications (i.e. the stuff in...

World IPv6 Day

June 8, 2011 • Today is World IPv6 Day, a day when major content providers have agreed to furnish service...

Japan Quake

March 11, 2011 • Today’s 8.9 magnitude earthquake in Japan has had surprisingly limited...

A Hole in the Internet

February 1, 2011 • Even before their communications blackout, Egypt really was a small part of the...

WikiLeaks: Moving Target

December 7, 2010 • This has been an exciting month for those of us who study the Internet’s...

DNS: When Governments Lie (1)

November 23, 2010 • There’s been sudden interest recently in a Chinese route hijacking...