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List of international submarine communications cables


List of international submarine communications cables

This is a list of international submarine communications cables and does not include domestic cable systems, such as those on the coastlines of China, Italy and Brazil. All the cable systems listed below have landing points in two or more countries. Several older cables, although no longer used for international telecommunications, are used for scientific purposes. Others are simply abandoned.

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External links

  • Global Caribbean Net - Reference site for GCN, MCN, and SCF
  • Timeline of Submarine Cables, 1850-2007
  • TeleGeography Submarine Cable Map
  • The International Cable Protection Committee—includes a register of submarine cables worldwide (though not always updated as often as one might hope)
  • The UK Cable Protection Committee
  • Kingfisher Information Service—source of free maps of cable routes around the UK
  • France Telecom's Fishermen's/Submarine Cable Information
  • Oregon Fisherman's Cable Committee
  • SAT3 WASC SAFE Undersea Cable
  • Comprehensive list of cable landing sites globally
  • List of the suppliers of the world's undersea communications cables
  • Internet/Tel Undersea Cables of the World
  • Map of all submarine communications cables currently in use, KDDI, July 2002
  • Map and Satellite views of US landing sites for transatlantic cables
  • Map and Satellite views of US landing sites for transpacific cables
  • Gazetteer of Submarine Cable Systems - Cables in service, updated regularly
  • Google Maps Mashup from
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