The sea-me-we-3 break has been fixed for some time now and running a ping test (from Perth where i'm located) for various Singaporean IPs gives me a latency of 102-110ms rather than the expected ~60ms.
Here is a tracert showing the routing it is taking to singapore
1 <1 ms <1 ms <1 ms 192.168.1.1
2 10 ms 7 ms 8 ms 10.206.64.1
3 7 ms 9 ms 7 ms 188.8.131.52
4 8 ms 8 ms 9 ms bundle-ether4.wel-edge902.perth.telstra.net [184.108.40.206]
5 9 ms 11 ms 7 ms bundle-ether7.wel-core3.perth.telstra.net [220.127.116.11]
6 11 ms 15 ms 7 ms tengige0-7-0-0.pthw-core01.perth.net.reach.com [18.104.22.168]
7 102 ms 111 ms 103 ms i-15354.pthp-core02.telstraglobal.net [22.214.171.124]
8 100 ms 102 ms 100 ms i-0-2-0-20.siko11.bi.telstraglobal.net [126.96.36.199]
9 100 ms 103 ms 99 ms i-93.istt04.telstraglobal.net [188.8.131.52]
10 101 ms 99 ms 99 ms unknown.telstraglobal.net [184.108.40.206]
11 * * * Request timed out.
12 102 ms 103 ms 101 ms 220.127.116.11
Is there an ETA on when this will be fixed or why it hasn't yet?
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Its pretty normal for online IP geolocators to be completely incorrect. IP's were probably purchased via Telstra Gobal's Hong Kong office
pthp-core02 is Perth (on pier street off the top of my head) and pthw is wellington street. (Can even see this via https://www.telstraglobal.com/network-infrastructure-map/#/map and turning on points of presence)
Can you traceroute 18.104.22.168 now and ping -n 50 and post the results
I'm getting the expected latency time from Queensland using an almost identical outbound route using a slightly different path as it bounces around in Perth (roughly 126 ping from Townsville)