All over the globe, the scene is repeated: lengths of pavement are being dug up to lay masses of fibre optic cable. Credit: Creative Commons/Warrenski

An Irresistible Urge to Lay Cable

What if your right hand knew full well what your left hand was doing, but chose to ignore it?

That mindset may explain why some governments invest heavily in satellite technologies as good for the economy and taxpayers alike, then completely ignore these technologies when it’s time to invest in closing the digital divide.