• Google announces its first private transatlantic subsea cable, stretching from Virginia to France

    1 month ago - By Venture Beat

    Google has announced the latest in a myriad of subsea cabling projects as the company doubles down on its cloud infrastructure investments. The new project, known as Dunant, will span the Atlantic Ocean from Virginia Beach in the U.S. to the French Atlantic coast, according to a statement. The route is reminiscent of Microsoft and Facebook's...
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  • Google builds its own subsea cable from the US to France

    Google builds its own subsea cable from the US to France

    1 month ago - By Tech Crunch

    Google, like all major internet companies, often participates in building new subsea cables because it wants to own the connectivity between its data centers around the world. Those cables are typically built and owned by a consortium of companies. Now, however, Google is building its own cable that will span from Virginia Beach in the U.S. to the Atlantic coast of France.
    This marks Google's fourth private cable. Its first two efforts spanned significantly shorter distances, though its ‘Curie' cable connects Los Angeles and Chile. Over the course of the last few years, Google has also...
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