Ever wonder how our Internet connections are made through out the world? Click the map to see clearer picture. It consists of hundreds of fiber optic cables being laid out undersea trough out oceans. These cables amazingly small – diameter less than 10cm, but carried 7.1 terabits per second (tbps) equaling 7.1 trillion bits per second. Thats how fast it goes. However, once this small cable being disturbed underwater, it may has devastating effect on our internet speed. There are several incidents recently being reported and experienced where cables near South Korea, Egypt and the latest near France had been accidentally either cut-off or dragged off sites by ships’ anchor, trawler net or earth quake. So the bottom line is, the world internet usage is depending on this less than 10cm cables.
Another interesting way to see is;
“Do you know, every words and pictures you see on your browser, they have traveled under deep water sea? “*
*provided the sire you surf is from other region