Τετάρτη, 3 Μαρτίου 2021

What the internet looks like: Underwater cables in the Middle East

 

Modern communications rely on submarine fibre-optic cables which carry more than 95 percent of all voice and data transmissions. The Middle East and North Africa region is central to this network

The Middle East and North Africa region has been a hub for shipping and commerce routes between Europe, Asia and Africa for centuries. Now it is data and communications that flows through its busy waters. Each of the lines on this map is not a trade route but a fibre-optic cable, carrying billions of pieces of data each second. Each dot is not a port but a landing site, where the cables connect to a country and link it and its people to the wider global network (TeleGeography/Google Maps).

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