Google’s Grace Hopper Cable Has Landed In Bude!

Google's Grace Hopper Cable Has Landed In Bude! By Jayne Stowell, Google September 14, 2021 Last year, we announced a new subsea cable — named Grace Hopper after the computer science pioneer — that will run between the United States, the United Kingdom and Spain. The cable will improve the resilience of the Google network that underpins [...]

2021-09-14T15:38:09-04:00September 14th, 2021|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , |

Grace Hopper Arrives In Bilbao With Telxius

Grace Hopper Arrives In Bilbao With Telxius Telxius Press Release September 9, 2021 Google's Grace Hopper submarine cable has moored at our Sopelana station, near Bilbao, as we announced at the end of last year, thanks to the mooring and placement services of Telxius. From there, this new system will be connected to the resources and infrastructures offered by the Derio Communications [...]

2021-09-09T08:48:05-04:00September 9th, 2021|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |

Google And Facebook Announce Apricot Cable

Google And Facebook Announce Apricot Cable Stretching 7,500 miles between 6 Asian countries By Isobel Asher Hamilton August 16, 2021 Google has announced a new project to lay thousands of miles of undersea internet cable connecting six countries in East Asia. The project, called "Apricot," plans to lay 12,000 km (7,456 miles) of cable connecting [...]

2021-08-16T08:23:31-04:00August 16th, 2021|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , |

Sparkle to Build Blue and Raman Submarine Cables

Sparkle to build Blue and Raman Submarine Cable Systems in Collaboration with Google The systems set a new reference in terms of diversification, scalability and latency to communication routes between Europe, Africa, the Middle East and South Asia Sparkle’s BlueMed further extends by sharing the wet components of the Blue system and adding new branches [...]

2021-07-29T10:18:57-04:00July 29th, 2021|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |

TOPAZ Submarine Fibre-Optic Cable Update

TOPAZ Submarine Fibre-Optic Cable Update July 15, 2021 The Proposed Project TOPAZ Cable System The proposed submarine fibreoptic cable system – Topaz - consists of a main cable between Port Alberni, BC and, in Japan, Shima (Mie prefecture) to the South, and Takahagi (Ibaraki Prefecture) to the North. In addition, a second cable for future [...]

2021-07-30T11:32:28-04:00July 15th, 2021|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , |

SubCom To Build Google’s Firmina Cable

SubCom To Build Google's Firmina Cable A new undersea cable system connecting North and South America Google’s Firmina will run from the East Coast of the U.S. to Las Toninas, Argentina; SubCom’s 18kV technology will enable the longest cable in the world capable of running entirely from a single power source. SubCom Press Release June [...]

2021-06-09T11:43:44-04:00June 9th, 2021|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , |

Google Announces US to Argentina Firmina Cable

Google Announces US to Argentina Firmina Cable Image Courtesy of Google By Bikash Koley June 9, 2021 Today, we’re announcing Firmina, an open subsea cable being built by Google that will run from the East Coast of the United States to Las Toninas, Argentina, with additional landings in Praia Grande, Brazil, and Punta [...]

2021-06-09T11:14:45-04:00June 9th, 2021|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , |

Google Buys Land In Uruguay For A Second LatAm DC

Google Buys Land In Uruguay For A Second LatAm DC By Narayan Ammachchi June 4, 2021 Google has acquired 30 hectares of land at a duty-free tax zone in Canelones, Uruguay to build a data center. This will be the Silicon Valley firm’s second data center in Latin America, with the first one located in Santiago, [...]

2021-06-04T11:53:08-04:00June 4th, 2021|Categories: Data Centers|Tags: , , , |

Google Announces Cable From US to Asia

Google Announces Cable From US to Asia This bears repeating: Introducing the Echo subsea cable By Bikash Koley March 29, 2021 It’s an old story, but one that bears repeating: Google works hard to build infrastructure that connects people, geographies, and businesses. Today, we’re announcing Google’s investment in Echo, a new subsea cable from the [...]

2021-03-29T16:19:55-04:00March 29th, 2021|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |