Review Sheet 1
What is the Internet?


Andrew Blum discussed a question about his Internet being “chewed”. What happened?

In what form is the data transmitted over large distances?

What is the name of the site where data cables come ashore?

What is the separation of the undersea amplifiers?

What is the basic unit of data in fibre connections?

How thick are individual fibres?

How does a “belt around the world” ensure more reliable data connection?

Do you agree that we “should know where our Internet comes from”? Justify your answer



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