Sunday, April 30, 2017

Info on Undersea cables that power Internet

Here is an animated map from Business Insider that shows all the Undersea Cables that power the global internet

 

 

It is more than 150 years since first undersea cable was laid

 

Map shows all the 300 cables stretching 8.8 Kilometres or 550,000 miles, equivalent  distance of circling Earth 22 times that transmit 99% of total internet traffic on the Globe

 

Longest cable being 38,624 Kilometres or 24,000 miles from Germany to Korea with 39 landing points

 

Watch how these cables are laid in below video

 

 

Below video shows how are these cables are repaired

 

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