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Re: Zimbabwe satellite service shutdown for non-payment

  • From: Scott Weeks
  • Date: Wed Sep 20 20:12:33 2006

----- Original Message Follows -----
From: "Steven M. Bellovin" <smb@cs.columbia.edu>
 
> > > Does any fiber run into Zimbabwe? Or is everything via
> > satellite? 

> Remember the (proposed?  built?) circum-Africa oceanic
> cable, with drops to each (coastal) country?  Avoid the
> politics and instability of depending on a neighbor.


Perhaps you mean the SAT-3 and the EASSy mess?

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/EASSY

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SAT-3

scott




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