173: Circling the World

Communications move at astonishing speed along a global network (much of it underwater) owned wholly or in partnership by Tata Communications, one of the largest telecommunications businesses in the world and a model company for globalization. In this episode of World Ocean Radio, host Peter Neill will discuss the company's structure, reach, profits, philanthropy and value--measures of worth that are impressive, dynamic and worthy of closer examination as an illustration of a corporate conglomerate worthy of emulation.

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Peter Neill, Director of the W2O and host of World Ocean Radio, provides coverage of a broad spectrum of ocean issues from science and education to advocacy and exemplary projects. World Ocean Radio, a project of the World Ocean Observatory, is a weekly series of five-minute audio essays available for syndicated use at no cost by community radio stations worldwide.

Reference mentioned in this episode: Tata Group

Image: Laying fiber optic cable
Credit: Cable & Wireless Worldwide