A cursory look at undersea data cables


Nearly 750,000 miles of cable already connect the continents to support our insatiable demand for communication and entertainment. Companies have typically pooled their resources to collaborate on undersea cable projects, like a freeway for them all to share. “People think that data is in the cloud, but it’s not,” said Jayne Stowell, who oversees the construction of Google’s undersea cable projects. “It’s in the ocean.”….Read more (nytimes.com)

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