How the Internet crosses the ocean

You probably don’t stop to think about it when you send an e-mail to Australia, do some shopping on AliExpress, go online to book a hotel in Amsterdam or check the web for tourist attractions in Florida, but there are vast stretches of water between those locations.┬áSo how does the Internet cross the ocean? The answer is, mostly, through a network of cables running along the ocean floor.

Motherboard published a great video that gives you a closer look a this critical infrastructure at the bottom of the sea.

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