There's something humbling that as we advance in technology, we still need big fat cables under the ocean.
Recently, Facebook & Microsoft droped their's, though it won't be running till early 2018
Last year, Google & NEC turned on theirs.
Gatekeepers to the pipeline
If you don't like Google, Facebook & Microsoft and still need to get your digital signal hardlined to europ, fear not - I was amazed at the sive of the List of international submarine communications cables
Is hardware making a comeback
With physical devices like honking cables under the ocean; baloons and drones connecting wifi hubs; alexa, google home, apple home; anything elon musk does - are we getting back to the hardware?
With the increase in orality, is there an increase in physicality? ↩︎