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The first permanent transatlantic cable landed at Newfoundland on July 27, 1866, and was confirmed operational with the message: "All right". The cable opened to the public the next day. This built upon the first successful undersea [[Telegraph|telegraph]] cable, between Dover and Calais, which went into public service on 13 November 1851.
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<p>On 27 July 1866, the first successful [[Milestones:Landing of the Transatlantic Cable, 1866|transatlantic cable]], stretching from Valentia, Ireland, landed in Heart's Content, Newfoundland. Tested with the message, "All right," it began public operations the next day, forever altering transoceanic commerce, politics and personal relations. This built upon the first successful undersea [[Telegraph|telegraph]] cable, between Dover and Calais, which went into public service on 13 November 1851. </p>
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Landing of Transatlantic Cable
Landing of Transatlantic Cable

On 27 July 1866, the first successful transatlantic cable, stretching from Valentia, Ireland, landed in Heart's Content, Newfoundland. Tested with the message, "All right," it began public operations the next day, forever altering transoceanic commerce, politics and personal relations. This built upon the first successful undersea telegraph cable, between Dover and Calais, which went into public service on 13 November 1851.