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We Asked Kids What They Know About Submarine Cables


By Jayne MillerOct 22, 2020


Be honest: do you actually know how many kilometers of submarine cables live under the ocean? Do you know the obscure locations that got a new cable in 2020? Or what actually damages cables? (Don't say sharks.)

We gathered a handful of eager new cable experts to take on these questions. They're young, scrappy, and hungry for cable knowledge—or maybe they're just hungry for dinner and wish their parents would stop asking them all of these questions.

Watch below as the kids of TeleGeography answer some of our frequently asked questions about cables.



And don't miss Part 2!


A big thank you to Telecom Egypt for making this (very fun, quarantine-approved) series possible. You can read about their latest data center project here.