Cable and Wireless
Cable and Wireless keeps turning
up in unexpected places.
First, a couple of years ago,
Digital Island .
Later, Cable and Wireless bought
For much of last week, C&W has been showing up in the top 40 at
Daypop, so I went to check
it out, since I have friends that work there.
It turns out that C&W's recent purchase of Exodus Communications led to daypop temporarily attributing undeserved importance to self-referential ads ("tripod powered by C&W") on some of Exodus' tripod pages.
Trivia note: The name "Cable & Wireless" has nothing to with Cable TV, nor with Wireless Telephone or Internet connections. The company is over 130 years old. "Cable" refers to transatlantic cables; "Wireless" refers to Marconi's circa-1900 "Wireless Telegraph", aka r/a/d/i/o. Not "Radio UserLand". See the
C&W History page for the rest of the details.