What the Internet looks like: The undersea cables wiring the ends of the Earth – CNN.com   Leave a comment

What the Internet looks like: The undersea cables wiring the ends of the Earth – CNN.com.

“The information age is powered by thin fiber-optic cables buried in the sea bed, spreading between continents to connect the most remote corners of the planet. These great arteries account for practically all of our international web traffic, and each one has been logged by Washington research firm Telegeography in its interactive Submarine Cable Map 2014. The company’s research director Alan Mauldin told CNN about the world’s underwater networks. Click through the gallery to find out more. 
– Interview by Kieron Monks

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Posted March 4, 2014 by arnoneumann in Infographic, Information, Internet

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