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.