Vodafone is one of the most recognisable brands, worldwide with many thinking it concentrates on mobile phones, however, Vodafone is a formidable force behind the internet and this post will explain how Vodafone got so big and how it controls many aspects of the internet as we know it. Racal Electronics plc was a British […]
At a cost of $500m by a Cable & Wireless (Mercury Communications) and Worldcom joint venture with a capacity of 60Gb/s Gemini South, runs between Manasquan, New Jersey and Porthcurno in Cornwall, terminating at Aylesbury Street in London. Gemini North installed between Charlestown, Rhode Island and Oxwich Bay in Wales. terminating at Bracknell, London. In […]
The Skewjack site has a long history with the UK’s communications, starting during World War 2, RAF Sennen was based here due to the great radio reception towards the Atlantic, 100m high masts in adjoining fields supported radar antennae as part of an early warning radar station which could detect ships and low flying aircraft […]
Credits: Mark Thomas – Watch a thought provoking documentary about the undersea fibre networks passing through Cornwall. Learn the history behind the growing popularity of undersea cables and why major carriers are avoiding the UK.
Credits: Channel 4 – Watch a documentary about how Edward Snowden unleashing evidence on the NSA & GCHQ , Learn which giant telecoms operator facilitated the spying and how much is open for governments to see.