well my IE8 crashed again, I have to re-type this.
I happen to notice some news about CISCO doing some space routers with DoD.
that shouldn't something new. as satellite communication has been around for ages.
so P-2-P satellite communiaction should make sense.
It is easier for EM waves to travel across the space than submarine.
Fibre is hard to beat, but laying fibre across continent is harder than launching a satellite