Submarine Cable Map – Charting Your Overseas Internet Connection

Have you ever wondered where the cables go that connect your computer to web sites overseas? Well if you live in the USA and are visiting a website in Asia then the connection travels directly under gCaptain HQ in Morro Bay California on it's way across the Southern Cross Cable. But if you live elsewhere then you need only to consult TeleGeography's free interactive submarine … [Read more...]

2010 Submarine Cable Map

Click on image for enlargement. 2010 Submarine Cable Map TeleGeography's popular Submarine Cable Map has been fully updated for 2010. The latest edition of our map depicts 111 of the world's major submarine cable systems and 19 planned systems that are due to enter service by 2011. … [Read more...]

gCaptain Quiz – 4 Tiny Subsea Cables

We received email that our last quiz was just too easy so we challenge you to try this.... the above picture shows something carried aboard certain ships that's critical to the future success of this website. What is it? Hint: It's being covered today in the newspapers of our 4th and 5th favorite cities. Update You can find the answer on our post: Cable Laying Ships - … [Read more...]