Submarine Cable


The Fight Over the Internet Goes Underwater

The ocean is home to more than 700,000 miles of submarine cables that carry the internet worldwide. This crucial infrastructure is at the center of a development race between the big tech companies amidst geopolitical rivalries between the world’s most powerful nations. CNBC International’s Tom Chitty explains.

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A 10-million-pound undersea cable just set an internet speed record

10-Million-Pound Undersea Cable Just Set an Internet Speed Record

We rarely think about the infrastructure at the hear of the internet, except maybe lamenting that there are not enough cell phone towers. However, there’s a massive network of cables under the oceans that connect the world together. These undersea cables are the backbone of the internet. These submarine fiber optic cables permit the world’s […]

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