WARP server issue in south korea

This is big issue

Using WARP in South Korea ans the server connect to Hong Kong or Tokyo or LAX.
You keep saying ISP issue. Clearly it’s not all Major ISP has routing to Hong Kong or Tokyo or LAX.
Including KT, SK Telecome, SK Broadband, LG U+ . Call ISP. ISP says it’s Cloudflare issue.
They don’t fix this issue. this issue has been since the launch day of WARP.
THIS IS SHAME… PLEASE FIX THIS ISSUE AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.

THANK YOU

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Cloudflare WARP TEAM and CEO need to look at this issue

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In order for traffic from your network to reach mine, we can connect our network directly to each other (often referred to as “interconnections”).

The location of this (or these) interconnection(s) would the place where we exchange traffic, and as such, it would be where e.g. Cloudflare in your example would receive the the traffic from your provider.

If that (or these) location(s) reside on the other end of the planet, because your ISP does not have any local options for interconnection, that would mean that the issue would be on your ISP, for backhauling the traffic elsewhere, outside of their country (and/or continent).

The alternative to connecting our networks together directly that way, would be by using one or more third parties between our networks (e.g. “upstream” or “transit” providers), but even that would mean we are depending on them and their ability to reach to our network(s).

Whether will eventually be available, or how the reachability is done (taking traffic to other countries, continents, …) would then be depending on these other network and their decisions, regardless of whether their decisions would be good or bad.

If we’re talking about KT Corporation (Korea Telecom):

KT Corporation (Korea Telecom) has access to several interconnection facilities, but NONE of them are within Korea.

They have Hong Kong, Japan, or Singapore in Asia as options for interconnection.

Any other options that KT Corporation (Korea Telecom) have available, would mean that the traffic would go out of Asia.

I will choose to merge these two in to one, and classify them as SK:

SK has access to several interconnection facilities, but NONE of them are within Korea., but NONE of them are within Korea.

They have Hong Kong, Japan, or Singapore in Asia as options for interconnection.

Any other options that SK have available, would mean that the traffic would go out of Asia.

LG Uplus has access to several interconnection facilities, but NONE of them are within Korea.

They have Hong Kong or Japan in Asia as options for interconnection.

Any other options that LG Uplus have available, would mean that the traffic would go out of Asia.

HOWEVER: Both Cloudflare and LG Uplus are listing a public peering exchange point, Equinix Seoul. This could mean that there is hope for Cloudflare and LG Uplus to be connecting their networks together through Equinix Seoul, under the condition that LG Uplus is willing to do so.

Cloudflare cannot force KT, SK, LG Uplus, or anyone else to peer with them, if these providers doesn’t want to do so.

Cloudflare also cannot force them to establish access to new interconnection facilities either, if these providers doesn’t want to do so.

So when for example KT Corporation (Korea Telecom) and SK, as mentioned above, does not have any options for interconnections within Korea, it unfortunately means that there are no other options, due to decisions of your own ISP(s).

Cloudflare isn’t a magician, and won’t be able to magically teleport the traffic from one location to another.

Therefore, the option in situations like this, is to contact your ISP, and request them to establish a peering with Cloudflare, and to do that peering(s) locally, e.g. within the exact same country, as that would be your only opportunity for better routing.

As mentioned above, considering what the ISP’s you have mentioned are claiming on their own, it seems like there may be hope for Cloudflare and LG Uplus.

Cloudflare is open minded to peering, however, LG Uplus claims that they are selective, which unfortunately might mean that you are out of options there too, due to business decisions of LG Uplus.

If you wish to push for that, contact LG Uplus and ask request them to establish a settlement free peering/interconnection with Cloudflare, through Equinix Seoul.

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Korea has among the highest interconnection fees of any country. Unfortunately that choice by the local telecoms means connections will be made to less expensive nodes for Cloudflare. You can suggest to your local provider to reduce their peering fees.

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I don’t get it? Like other services NEXTDNS Embedded within carriers’ networks in major metropolitan areas with Korea major carrier

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So this means including 1.1.1.1? well 1.1.1.1 connect to ICN server.
When connect to WARP. most of time it connect to LAX or TOKYO sercer

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This means where it doesn’t make sense because local peering partners or governmental regulators make services expensive services will reduce costs by choosing less expensive partners. Korea and Australia are examples of this for Cloudflare.

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This means unless cloudflare peer with Korea Network provider, the warp will never connect to ICN server. Right. Well. Using Cloudflare Zero Trust it connect to ICN server with highest ping 900ms which make internet slow. Without WARP the internet speed is 500Mbps and with Warp the internet speed is down to 5Mbps and watching youtube has a lot of buffering.

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