TAT-1: Call the cable guy, all I see is a beautiful beach | The Register

A cabled telegram first crossed the Atlantic in 1858, but it took almost a century for voice calls to follow, being carried by the TAT-1 Cable which landed at Oban in Scotland, where we went along to see it.

Read on: TAT-1: Call the cable guy, all I see is a beautiful beach

Another fascinating travelogue piece from the Register‘s Geek’s Guide to Britain, this time visiting the place in Scotland where the transatlantic cable TAT-1 connected the UK with North America.

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