International Internet connections

International Internet connections 2

Some parts of the world are not that well connected; Australia and South Africa to name a few.  And if a cable is damaged , this can cause severe congestion.

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Australian undersea internet connetions at a point in time.
  • https://www.submarinecablemap.com/ as at 2017
  • Alcatel used to have a HUGE map showing the various undersea fibre optic cable connections between Australia and the rest of the world.¬† Here’s a saved 2006 version¬† World_Map_LR
  • http://www.iscpc.org/ The international cable protection committee has a database of cables under the sea