What It Took To Build The Undersea Internet Cable Between Chennai And Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Between the coast of Chennai and the beaches of the Andaman & Nicobar Islands archipelago, there’s a 2,300 kilometre network of submarine optic fibre cables. The Chennai-Andaman & Nicobar Islands system, or CANI for short, is the only submarine cable that serves Indian territory alone — a similar system for the Lakshadweep Islands is being planned. Systems like CANI — at a larger, intercontinental level — are what makes the global nature of the internet possible, offering several terabits per second of broadband capacity between countries.

Read the full story on how the undersea cable between the Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Chennai was built on MediaNama.

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