TAT-2 was AT&T Corporation's second transatlantic telephone cable. It was in operation from 1959 to 1982, initially carrying 48 telephone circuits on two cables between Penmarch, France and Clarenville, Newfoundland.[1] [2] It was operated by AT&T and the national operators of Germany and France.


Film on the construction of the cable system AT&T Archives: Cable to the Continent, a 1959 film about the second transatlantic telephone cable

  1. ^ Hills, Jill. Telecommunications and empire. p. 57.
  2. ^ "History of the Atlantic Cable & Submarine Telegraphy - Cable Timeline". atlantic-cable.com. Retrieved 2018-08-05.