Reply to post: Re: Sat Comms.

Elon Musk snowed under with Googley dollars for Space Internet

Stuart Moore

Re: Sat Comms.

I could see high speed, high(er) latency connections being very helpful to google - I assume they mirror an awful lot of data around the world but don't care if it takes a bit longer to get there than a path that doesn't have to go via space. Even if the speed is rubbish for web browsing responsiveness, most people won't care if the backups take 2 seconds longer for the "all data received" acknowledgement to come back.

What is the typical latency of satellite net connections?

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