Tonga’s volcano blast cut it off from the world
Here’s what it will take to get it reconnected. Alongside heat, power and water, the internet is now the fourth vital service. After the devastating volcanic eruption and subsequent tsunami on January 15th 2022, Tonga has been plunged into darkness with no way for the outside world to know the extent of the casualties. Chris Stokel-Walker discusses the aftermath of the disaster and why getting the island back online is essential for its recovery.
From MIT Technology Review