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On 14 December 1988, TAT 8, the first transatlantic optical fiber cable system was completed across the Atlantic, capable of handling 40,000 [[Telephone|telephone]] calls simultaneously.  
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On 14 December 1988, TAT-8, the first transatlantic [[Fiber Optics|optical fiber]] cable system was completed across the Atlantic. It was capable of handling 40,000 [[Telephone|telephone]] calls simultaneously.  
  
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'''See also:''' [[Milestones:The First Submarine Transatlantic Telephone Cable System (TAT-1), 1956|First Submarine Transatlantic Telephone Cable System (TAT-1)]]

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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)