Can You “Physically” Visit the Internet? [VIDEO]
Ever wonder where or how you can connect with people and information from all over the world through the internet?
After having his internet disconnect because of a squirrel, author Andrew Blum (Read Tubes on Kindle) gave a talk about a “physical” visit cyber-space. Is it possible?
At IV Cellular, we provide a wireless connection to the internet through your phone. However, there is still a “physical” connection to provide voice and internet that is piped in and out through fiber optics in the ground. That’s why, if a fiber optic cable is severed…. It can affect multiple cellular phone companies (ie. recent (non IVC) cellular outage caused by a lawn mower in Northwestern Illinois.)