Have you ever wondered how the Internet gets here, where it goes, and a rough estimate on how much bandwidth reaches our shores? This map of where all the submarine Internet cables are in the world can give you a good look on where they all go, when they were installed, and their total bandwidth. Since the demands for bandwidth are always on the rise due to the multiple devices that we use to connect to the Internet—whether it’s a traditional desktop, a laptop, a smartphone, a tablet, or a game console, submarine cables are always being laid out to accommodate our never-ending thirst to get the fastest and most reliable connection out there. From the major continents to the smallest Pacific islands, you can see that everybody wants to be connected to the world wide web.
You can view the full interactive map here.