With the popularity of wireless access points, it’s easy to forget that the internet is anything but invisible. An estimated 300 fiber optic cables run across ocean sea beds to make transcontinental communication possible. Google and five other major Asian telecom companies are set to add yet another six-fiber cable to the network that will connect Japan
Internet connectivity in our schools currently lags behind in comparison to countries like South Korea where all schools currently enjoy high speed connectivity. South Korea even plans to phase out textbooks by 2016.
In an effort to modernize internet connectivity in under-funded classrooms, The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) plans to invest $2 billion over the next two years to