NBN and ping/lag

Aus/NZ General Discussion
Just wondering, is the NBN likely to help with any latency issues or lag from the lack of oceanic servers?
People on the NBN have reported a large drop in latency to servers in the US west coast. Down to around 150 ms i believe.
Given the physical constraints of signal conversion before reaching the optic international pipeline through which our internet traffic passes, you wont see latency any better than ~160ms irrespective of the medium used to supply your internet.

In other words, the NBN or any other internet medium will not be able to improve your international gaming latency below ~160ms.

Hope this helps.

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