Category Archives: Submarine Fiber-Optic Cables

Cambridge, cables and Cornwall

The West of England is a very popular destination today: very obviously for holidaymakers, but less so for submarine fibre optic cables. A holiday in ‘The Cornish Riviera’ – the term coined by the Great Western Railway after it opened … Continue reading

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African smartphone shipments to grow nearly 40% by end-2016

Given the hype surrounding smartphones, one might be excused for thinking that they would continue to flood the market until such time everyone has one, and then – and only then – would the uptake of phones slacken. Some data … Continue reading

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Flaw in Times fibre-optic cable map found

The Times newspaper (of London) has published a world fibre optic cable map this week, and right in the middle of the page is a cable that doesn’t exist! In the Saturday Technology section Will McQuhae provides a map filling … Continue reading

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