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Subsea Cable Damage Claims: The Legal Approach

This article first appeared in Submarine Telecoms Forum Magazine March 2020

Subsea cables have a long history reaching back almost two centuries, starting with the first international subsea cable, which was laid across the English Channel in 1850. Over recent years, the number of cables has considerably increased. In a world which relies heavily on digital telephony, internet, and the transmission of electricity, subsea cables have gained an important and essential role.

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