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Communications cable Show/edit corresponding data item.
Group: Communications
Used on these elements
should not be used on nodesmay be used on waysshould not be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Useful combination
Status: in usePage for proposal

A communications cable carrying data. These cables can be either on land or undersea.

Only the main connections, mostly sea cables, should be mapped.

How to map

Draw a line way along the communication cable and add communication=line.

Tags to use in combination


The location=underwater/underground/overhead tag should be used for all lines.

Submarine cables should also be tagged with the Seamark tags:

See also