Subsea cable systems have more capacity than ever before, resulting in unprecedented technical advancements in the last 40+ years. Here, we review these technology innovations and how they resulted in significant evolution in capacity over the trans-Atlantic cable routes.
When I think of the protection of key infrastructure, I think of bridges, tunnels, ports, airports, the facilities necessary for military and civil order, and the scattered facilities that supply food and energy in the form of electricity and hydrocarbons.
In a series of three blogs related to Content Distribution, in this post, we take a look at where the various parties involved in this content delivery chain are physically located and how they interconnect to each other. The role of subsea cable systems in this architecture is also described.
With seemingly insatiable bandwidth needs across the globe, major content providers (Facebook, Google, and, to a lesser extent, Amazon and Microsoft) are more involved than ever in the building of long-haul subsea cable systems.
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