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  • 1. Global networks
    • Know what a global network is
    • Be able to identify switched on and switched off places
    • Understand the role of transport, telecommunications and the internet in building global networks.
  • 2. 200AD: World’s first sailing ships 1500-1700s: canals & stagecoach routes 1819: First steam ship crosses Atlantic 1866: Transatlantic telegraph cable laid 1890s: Radio experiments begin 1903: Ford car company launched 1926: First television built 1928: Boeing commercial flights start 1980s: First mobile phones available