The internet allows us to see videos, photos, and news from anywhere in the world almost instantaneously. But how?! In this video we learn about the hundreds of underwater fiber optic cables that connect continents, cities, and data centers all over the world –– and investigate how these cables are made, how they’re installed, and more.
Thanks to… *What’s Inside for sending us down this internet rabbit hole. Go check out their behind the scenes video, too → https://goo.gl/akE9O4 *TE Connectivity SubCom for allowing our New Hampshire visit. *National Geographic for the map of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge you see at 05:42. *TeleGeography’s Telecom Resources for their beautiful interactive submarine cable maps: https://goo.gl/FJmABH *Mark Richards for his photos of the first Trans-Atlantic cable which you can see here → https://goo.gl/kE1W40 *Our friend Vibe Mountain for the music in this video *Our friends Simone Noronha and Mixtape Club for the illustrations & animations.