Explore our world-class collection and discover the history of global communications and the people who made it happen. From the early days of the electric telegraph and undersea cables, to the invention of wireless, satellite, fibre optics and beyond.
Until recently, mobile coverage in beautiful Porthcurno – a place once considered the most connected valley on the planet – was intermittent. Today, thanks to mini mast technology, locals and visitors can enjoy 4G mobile data speeds of more than 200Mbps in this historic part of the country. Guest blogger for Commscope Kye Prigg, head of
Last Monday we were joined by Peter Selway, former head of the STL laser programme and former colleague of Charles Kao, inventor of the optical fibre.
In July the museum received a very special set of working equipment. Dated around 1946, our Photo-telegraphy Transmitter and a separate Receiver were donated to the museum by Gerald Parnall.
President and Captain of the Exiles Golf Society, Peter Burleigh, today presented the museum with a treasured collection of trophies spanning nearly 100 years.
The 11th of February marks the International Day of Women in Science provides us with the opportunity to highlight a groundbreaking unit of Cable & Wireless, that launched with the first female employees to be stationed overseas.