AK: Repair

Photo from KSTK - Wrangell.
Photo from KSTK – Wrangell.

There are thousands of miles of fiberoptic cables snaking along the ocean floor.  They bring telephone service, television, and the Internet to much of world. When an earthquake struck off the coast of Southeast Alaska in January, the cables that provide Internet to Wrangell were damaged. And a cable repair ship, called the Wave Venture, was called in to help. KSTK’s Shady Grove Oliver went onboard the unique ship to get a closer look at cable repair.

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