In 2012, television crews took up positions at Tahrir Square in central Cairo and used this satellite uplink to broadcast live coverage of the protests against then President Mohammed Morsi. A temporary part of the Internet
A residential building in Cairo at sunset, with a computer behind every window, suggests the countless multitudes of people online simultaneously all over the world.
The cables under this manhole cover on the coast of Alexandria, Egypt, transmit 90% of all the data between Europe and Asia.
This is not a palm tree, but a radio mast with a mobile phone antenna camouflaged as a palm tree in Cairo. The mobile phone network is also part of the (wireless) Internet.
A router in Heinrich Holtgreve’s flat in Cairo