Geek Fact for September 25th


In 1956, TAT-1, the first submarine transatlantic telephone cable system, was inaugurated.

Before TAT-1, voice was carried across the Atlantic on unreliable and expensive radio channels. TAT-1 operated until 1978.

Learn more at http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestones:The_First_Submarine_Transatlantic_Telephone_Cable_System_(TAT-1),_1956.

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