Our new map shows up-to-date submarine cable facts as a collection of artifacts, journal entries, and hand-drawn sketches befitting of Indiana Jones.
This year's map borrows design ideas from your favorite fictional archaeologist.
Start your own adventure with our 2017 Submarine Cable Map and discover:
- 293 active and planned submarine cables that are connecting the world under the ocean
- Countries with the largest number of submarine cable connections, giving them higher resiliency
- Changes to submarine cable capacity on major global routes from 1996-2015
- The hair-like strands of fiber optic cables connecting the world
- Aerial "photos" of major submarine cable landing stations
An Indiana Jones-inspired journal and our own journal showcasing submarine cable capacity notes.
Your adventure doesn't have to end with our latest submarine cable data.
As an homage to Indiana Jones' hunt for hidden treasure, our astute readers will notice clues on our map that lead to a trove of prizes. Can you solve our puzzle?
We want to thank the generosity of our sponsor Telecom Egypt.