Transatlantic Optical Cable Revision as of 18:59, 14 December 2009 by Mschenke (talk | contribs) (diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff) This article is a stub. Please help expand the article by using the edit tab. On 14 December 1988, TAT-8, the first transatlantic optical fiber cable system was completed across the Atlantic. It was capable of handling 40,000 telephone calls simultaneously. See also: First Submarine Transatlantic Telephone Cable System (TAT-1) Retrieved from "http://ethw.org/w/index.php?title=Transatlantic_Optical_Cable&oldid=42419"