Christian von der Ropp was one of the individuals who played a big instrumental role in getting the fibre optic cable connected to St Helena.
On the 1st of October, St Helena was connected to the Google Equanio cable and the residents of St Helena enjoyed reasonable internet speeds for the very first time ever.
SURE St Helena the local internet provider connected the internal network to the cable on Sunday throughout the morning and Saints woke up to a new style of internet on Sunday.
This conversation with Christian explains his thoughts to Mike Olsson on the history of the journey and his involvement in raising awareness of the human right. to have internet in remote communities like St. Helena