FRANCOIS (Pierre Olivier)
ARTE FRANCE DEVELOPPEMENT
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There are about 400 underwater cables weaving an invisible yet crucial network in today’s age. With a length of 1,3 million kilometers they are vital to the correct functioning of internet and host about 99% of our intercontinental exchanges.
Mapping the World recounts this little-known history. These cables have now more than ever attracted the attention of states, intelligence services and internet majors.