Suppose i had a fiber optic link from one side of the planet to the other side of the planet.
Is it safe to say, that with current technology, the latency of communication can never be reduced?
Understand that a fiber optic cable is not a perfect medium thus data only travels close to the speed of light.
Also lets consider that i will not be drilling a hole thru the center of the earth and it is just running along the ocean and or land.
Update: Thank you all who responded. It's a little saddening that current technology has this limitation. In the mean time I will consider CDNs and some sort of geo load balancing. Cheers!