Pinging the pacific from Malaysia

Here is the path followed from Kuala Lumpur to the Federates States of Micronesia: it goes: KL, Singapore, Osaka, San Francisco, Hawaii and then satellite to Micronesia.



traceroute to telecom.fm (206.49.89.14), 64 hops max, 52 byte packets
1  2.32.dhcp.conference.apricot.net (169.223.32.2)  1.354 ms  0.786 ms  0.771 ms
2  ge-0-3-0-24.edge-gw-5-kul-pip.my.globaltransit.net (124.158.245.133)  2.281 ms  4.698 ms  1.672 ms
3  ge-0-1-0-0.cr-gw-1-kul-pip.my.globaltransit.net (61.11.210.129)  1.563 ms  4.302 ms  1.517 ms
4  ge-0-1-0-0.br-gw-2-kul-pip.my.globaltransit.net (61.11.211.253)  17.848 ms  1.456 ms  1.374 ms
5  ge-1-0-0.r03.sngpsi02.sg.bb.gin.ntt.net (129.250.13.9)  6.410 ms  6.444 ms  6.779 ms
6  as-3.r20.osakjp01.jp.bb.gin.ntt.net (129.250.3.48)  87.249 ms  87.159 ms  87.002 ms
7  as-2.r20.snjsca04.us.bb.gin.ntt.net (129.250.2.164)  246.663 ms  208.897 ms  220.511 ms
8  192.205.33.177 (192.205.33.177)  299.520 ms  288.905 ms  281.981 ms
9  cr1.sffca.ip.att.net (12.122.114.10)  325.566 ms  311.858 ms  326.032 ms
10  gar1.holhi.ip.att.net (12.122.137.201)  332.809 ms  337.460 ms  360.707 ms
11  12.126.193.38 (12.126.193.38)  354.941 ms  360.461 ms  350.258 ms
12  ip64-75-240-18.aloha.net (64.75.240.18)  257.485 ms  246.717 ms  247.659 ms
13  ip64-75-240-25.aloha.net (64.75.240.25)  247.948 ms  257.121 ms  257.932 ms
14  ip64-75-232-242.aloha.net (64.75.232.242)  245.042 ms  244.147 ms  247.416 ms
15  202.161.130.5 (202.161.130.5)  236.437 ms  247.065 ms  249.034 ms
16  202.161.128.50 (202.161.128.50)  773.347 ms  776.574 ms  779.607 ms
17  telecom.fm (206.49.89.14)  763.812 ms  785.820 ms  788.996 ms

Of course the best would be to go via satellite directly from KL. But if you have to go through Hawaii, then KL-HK-Hawaii is the best path. It will be good when they get the optic cable later in the year. 160GB max capacity to share amongst 100,000 odd people.



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