Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.



302 posts

Ultimate Geek


Topic # 112037 23-Nov-2012 23:09 Send private message

Just a thought... Once the TelstraClear brand is absorbed, might TC traffic be routed differently such as via internet exchanges like Vodafone?




– J

Create new topic
3082 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 235

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 722089 23-Nov-2012 23:26 Send private message

Fingers crossed. Would suck if Vodafone took over Telstra's previous attitude. With CDNs etc. now it is easier for local content providers to make those who use their market position to extort money pay for their policies.





7853 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 353

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 722455 24-Nov-2012 22:53 Send private message

jermsie: Just a thought... Once the TelstraClear brand is absorbed, might TC traffic be routed differently such as via internet exchanges like Vodafone?


Hopefully Vodafone decide to move all the customers to their platform ie: their international and domestic transit, peering and routes.

Domestic peering won't be the only benefit, for international Telstra Global/Reach/whatever it's called now has always been crappy with random limits on single threaded throughput and periodic odd routing through asia to AU and US.

Suspect it will be many months if not years before it happens though.

BDFL - Memuneh
51590 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 5590

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  Reply # 722483 25-Nov-2012 08:03 Send private message

I doubt moving from the existing TelstraClear infrastructure and policies would happen that fast.

My guess is Vodafone will use a lot of the TelstraClear infrastructure - backbone and ULL stuff, but keep the connections to the world in place as they are at the moment.

Might change in a few months, but my guess is these things won't happen fast enough.




Have plan, send $NZD50m
3498 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 76

Subscriber

  Reply # 722670 25-Nov-2012 19:27 Send private message

freitasm: ...but keep the connections to the world in place as they are at the moment.

Might change in a few months, but my guess is these things won't happen fast enough.


+1

I would assume that capacity contracts will already be in place with TelstraGlobal. 

I would also assume that there are contracts in place with customers for capacity and changing providers would also impact customer contracts.

Moving 250k customers to VF upstreams would also involve purchasing more capacity at every level as well, something that can't normally be done at the drop of a hat for this volume of customers.

All of this is, of course, very much only logical assumption as VF have had lots of time to be preping for these changes while waiting on ComCom, so for all we know it could be more immanent.   Having said that, we're getting very close to Christmas freeze now, so I really wouldn't expect anything before Feb.





Promote New Zealand - Get yourself a .kiwi.nz domain name!!!

Check out mine - i.am.a.can.do.kiwi.nz - [email protected]


1221 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 154


  Reply # 722792 26-Nov-2012 00:55 Send private message

DonGould:
freitasm: ...but keep the connections to the world in place as they are at the moment.

Might change in a few months, but my guess is these things won't happen fast enough.


+1

I would assume that capacity contracts will already be in place with TelstraGlobal. 

I would also assume that there are contracts in place with customers for capacity and changing providers would also impact customer contracts.

Moving 250k customers to VF upstreams would also involve purchasing more capacity at every level as well, something that can't normally be done at the drop of a hat for this volume of customers.

All of this is, of course, very much only logical assumption as VF have had lots of time to be preping for these changes while waiting on ComCom, so for all we know it could be more immanent.   Having said that, we're getting very close to Christmas freeze now, so I really wouldn't expect anything before Feb.



I hope it doesn't freeze, it's meant to be summer! :P













1417 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 234

Trusted

  Reply # 722804 26-Nov-2012 07:46 Send private message

I would assume we're all guessing and none of us have any idea.

That's just an assumption, of course.

Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

April Fools!
Created by BlueShift, last reply by sidefx on 1-Apr-2015 15:38 (36 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Vodafone retention call- A Joke or April fool
Created by geekbhaji, last reply by mattwnz on 1-Apr-2015 14:17 (26 replies)
Pages... 2


Semble SIM: compatible handsets
Created by DrDee, last reply by markl on 1-Apr-2015 15:47 (48 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


Jeremy Clarkson reported as being sacked from top gear
Created by KiwiNZ, last reply by networkn on 1-Apr-2015 15:41 (181 replies)
Pages... 11 12 13


Mighty Ape Easter Egg hunt 2015.
Created by daesha247, last reply by ThePlague on 1-Apr-2015 15:11 (22 replies)
Pages... 2


Is a deck hard to build?
Created by lissie, last reply by TonyR1973 on 1-Apr-2015 15:55 (20 replies)
Pages... 2


Spark blocking MediaFire downloads
Created by BarryQuest, last reply by l43a2 on 31-Mar-2015 21:15 (36 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Surface 3: anyone interested
Created by freitasm, last reply by KiwiNZ on 1-Apr-2015 15:14 (17 replies)
Pages... 2



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.