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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 (except multipolygon relations)
Useful combination
Status: de factoPage 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