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About Cables in PDF Format

About Cables in PDF Format

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www.iscpc.org
About SubmarineTelecommunicationsCables
Communicating via the ocean 
©International Cable Protection Committee Ltd 
 
www.iscpc.org
Contents
A brief history
What & where are submarine cables
Laying & maintenance
Cables & the law
Cables & the environment
Effects of human activities
The future
 
www.iscpc.org
1840-1850: telegraph cableslaid in rivers & harbours; limitedlife, improved with use of
 gutta  percha 
insulation c.1843
1850-1: 1
st
internationaltelegraph link, England-France,later cables joined otherEuropean countries & USA withCanada
1858: 1
st
trans-Atlantic cablelaid by
Great Eastern 
, betweenIreland & Newfoundland; failedafter 26 days & new cable laidin 1866
Great Eastern 
off Newfoundland.
Courtesy: Cable & Wireless
1850 (a) and 1851 (b) cables fromUK-France link.
Courtesy: BT 
ab
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