A new report has addressed the trends and challenges of connectivity in the Pacific, focusing on the role of satellite technology.
While Tonga assesses the impact of its recent submarine cable outage, other similarly-connected economies will also be paying attention.
Guest Post: The Cook Islands is set to receive its first submarine cable — but which international connectivity option serves the island economy best?
Guest Post: Satellite connectivity is still a necessity for many islands in the Pacific with new technologies making them more relevant.
Guest Post: Researchers at the University of Auckland are simulating and measuring the bandwidth capacity of medium earth orbit and geostationary satellites, the results of which may surprise.
Guest Post: Does your satellite link have the right amount of queue capacity configured? If not, it may be suffering from bufferbloat.
Guest Post: Could UDP possibly be worse than small TCP flows? Could TCP be its own worst enemy?
Here are your top three Geoff Huston blog posts from 2017.
Jon Brewer and Ulrich Speidel present two informative and futuristic talks about satellite communication at APNIC 44.
Connecting to the Manatua Polynesian Cable will greatly improve the Cook Islands Internet service availability, latency and capacity in the coming years.