Thursday, March 11, 2010

High fibre diet

Big ups to Sam Morgan, Stephen Tindall, Rod Drury and others for forming Pacific Fibre, which is planning to open up NZ's connectivity with a 5.12 Terabit/sec pipe to Oz and the US. There's a not so subtle dig at the Southern Cross cable, which is partly owned and operated by Telecom:
Sam Morgan commented: “We desperately need a cable that is not purely based on profit maximisation, but on delivering unconstrained international bandwidth to everybody, and so we’ve decided to see whether we can do it ourselves.”