What connects us globally to the Internet?

What connects us globally to the Internet?

by / July 30, 2012

Answer: undersea submarine communications cable 

Thanks to undersea submarine communications cable that are 2.7 inches in diameter, we can connect globally over the Internet. Each cable consists of eight cross-sections that expand for thousands of kilometers undersea. To see a map of our undersea network, click here.

 

 

Karen Stewartson

Karen Stewartson served as the managing editor of Government Technology for many years. She also contributed to Public CIO and Emergency Management magazines.