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28/06/1955 The HMTS Monarch launches from Newfoundland


The story of the Trans Atlantic Cable


Great History of the First Transatlantic Cable - Connecting the World - Full Documentary


25th September 1956: Inauguration TAT-1, the first transatlantic telephone cable

A cable laying ship departed from Newfoundland on its voyage to Oban in Scotland. During its cruise, the ship laid a coaxial cable connecting America with Europe, resulting in 1st transatlantic line.It was the 1st of the 2 cables used, one of them for each direction. It was able to carry 35 phone calls at a time.
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