We’ve been making maps for a long time–since 1996, if you can believe it.
Our maps don the walls of telecom companies, network operations centers, regulatory agencies, boardrooms, and even museums. Two dozen have even found their way into the Library of Congress.
There is a lot of telecom history in these designs.
Haven’t I seen you around?
Perhaps you’ve thought that while gazing at a TeleGeography map. This might be because our map catalog is rather well traveled. Keep scrolling to learn more about where you might have spotted a TG-designed map over the years. (And get details on how to score a free Global Internet Map at the bottom.)
Have you gotten your 2018 submarine cable map yet? If so, you might have noticed that we're tracking a whopping 366 submarine cable systems this time around.
There's been lots of conversation about the recent boom in submarine cable construction. This flurry of activity becomes clearer when our annual map is viewed over time.
It's a great day to be a submarine cable fan.
Why, you ask? Because the latest and greatest TeleGeography Submarine Cable map is now available.
The 2018 edition, which is sponsored by Telecom Egypt, depicts 366 cable systems and 1,006 landing stations that are currently active, under construction, or expected to be fully-funded by the end of 2020.
Happy Cyber Monday, shoppers. As you begin your holiday shopping, we've got the map-lovers in your life covered. Starting today you can save 40% on our telecommunications maps by using the code MAPPING40, while supplies last.
A few weeks back we gave you a hint about a hidden puzzle in this year's submarine cable map. With the July 1 deadline for solving our riddle well past us, we thought it was time to reveal the answer and high five the 153 people who came up with the right answer.
Fans who tweeted and posted on Facebook about why they deserve to take home one of our new designs were in the running to get one of their very own.
Our May reading list seems to be all about watching players in the telecoms space make moves. From Cisco's latest Viptela grab to new submarine cable investments, lots of our stories today are about new projects, fresh starts, and looking to the future.