How The InternetTravelsUnder Sea. No matter where you are located, almost all of your internet data is transmitted through a hidden network of undersea cables. In fact, 97% of all internet traffic runs through this hidden infrastructure of thousands of miles of fiber optic cables that zig-zag the ocean floors.
With the dependence on the internet increasing by the day, modern life is totally reliant on these sub-aquatic wires. But how do they work, and what is the future of internet communications? Also, how is it possible that your internet connection is mostly always there - don't these cables get destroyed by ships and sharks?