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ISPs was: [SLUG] Domain Names
- To: Richard Hayes <nada@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: ISPs was: [SLUG] Domain Names
- From: Anand Kumria <akumria@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon Sep 3 15:52:01 2001
- Cc: Steven Blunt <efn@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
- Reply-to: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
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On Mon, Sep 03, 2001 at 03:20:02PM +1000, Richard Hayes wrote:
> On Mon, 3 Sep 2001 11:18, Steven Blunt wrote:
> > Generally hosting in the US will be cheaper, tho if you expect all your
> > customers to be Australian you might want the server to be closer to them.
> Depending on whicgh ISP both of you are on it is often **much faster** to get
> stuff from the US than locally as most major ISP have their own direct
> connection to the US.
Really? Unless there were extremely large (i.e. Optus/ Telstra) I'd be
very surprised. Very few ISPs describe their external connections - is
there a website or another place that does?
On the topic of ISPs does anyone know if any in Sydney support either
multicast or IPv6?