How are submarine cables that carry Internet from one continent to another

submarine cables

The more than 1000 million meters of submarine cable that several companies have been installing since 1866 are responsible for every day you have an Internet connection, even if it is wireless. That makes them extremely important cables, so it is essential that they can protect the optical fiber inside them.

Once we show you the complete map in which to see all the cables that are installed and currently in the process of installation, and today we are going to stop to see a little more carefully what is inside these cables. They consist of up to eight layers, from the optical fiber of the interior to a whole series of coatings to treat that is not damaged.

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