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Google, Facebook Dump Plans for US-Hong Kong Cable

Google, Facebook Dump Plans for US-Hong Kong Undersea Cable By Todd Shields, Bloomberg August 28, 2020 Google and Facebook Inc. dropped plans for an undersea cable between the U.S. and Hong Kong after the Trump administration said Beijing might use the link to collect information on Americans. But the companies quickly submitted a revised proposal that includes links [...]

2020-09-01T10:10:26-04:00September 1st, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Google Announces Grace Hopper Submarine Cable

Announcing the Grace Hopper Subsea Cable, Linking the U.S., U.K. And Spain By Google July 28, 2020 Today, 98% of international internet traffic is ferried around the world by subsea cables. A vast underwater network of cables crisscrossing the ocean makes it possible to share, search, send, and receive information around the world at the [...]

2020-07-28T09:46:07-04:00July 28th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

Google Says It Might Be Possible to Detect Earthquakes, Tsunamis With Submarine Cables

Google Says It Might Be Possible to Detect Earthquakes, Tsunamis With Submarine Cables By Krishna SinhaChaudhury, Times Now News July 17, 2020 According to Google's experiment using one of its subsea fibre optic cables, it could be useful for earthquake and tsunami warning systems. Is it possible to detect earthquakes with submarine cables? Well, Google [...]

2020-07-17T09:51:14-04:00July 17th, 2020|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , , , , |

Google Announces $10bn India Investment

Google Announces $10bn Investment Fund to Digitize India By Alex Alley, Data Centre Dynamics July 14, 2020 Google and Alphabet's CEO Sundar Pichai announced the 'Google for India Digitization Fund,' worth $10bn. The funds will be invested over the next five to seven years. Googlization Fund Pichai announced the fund in a video message as [...]

2020-07-14T14:15:15-04:00July 14th, 2020|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , |

Justice Dept Opposes Google, Facebook Cable to HK

Justice Department Opposes Google, Facebook Cable Link to Hong Kong By John Hendel and Betsy Woodruff Swan, Politico June 17, 2020 A key group of Trump administration officials now formally opposes an effort involving Google and Facebook to activate an underwater cable network connecting the United States to Hong Kong. In a new filing staking [...]

Africa Telcos Threatened As Facebook, Google Plan Cable

Telcos Threatened As Facebook, Google Plan Subsea Cable By Punch Nigeria June 8, 2020 Telecoms operators have expressed worry that the unchecked deployment of undersea cables and fibre optic infrastructure in Nigeria will threaten their survival. They said that free access to Internet services that Over The Top players such as Facebook offered was a [...]

Sparkle Adds Fiber Pair on Google Curie Submarine Cable

Sparkle Adds Fiber Pair on Google’s Curie Submarine Cable to Its Assets in the Pacific Sparkle Press Release May 6, 2020 Rome - Sparkle, the first international service provider in Italy and among the top ten global operators, announces the enhancement of its American backbone boosting its Pacific routes with a new fiber pair on Curie [...]

2020-05-06T10:35:50-04:00May 6th, 2020|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

Israel to Participate in Google Cable Project

Israel to Play Key Role in Giant Google Fiber Optic Cable Project By Amitai Ziv, Haaretz April 14, 2020 Israel will soon have a critical place on Google’s expanding global fiber optic network. The U.S. technology giant is planning a cable called Blue-Raman (the latter half named after the Indian Nobel Prize laureate Venkata Raman) [...]

2020-04-14T14:12:19-04:00April 14th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

Google Approved to Use US-Taiwan Portion of PLCN

Google Set to Use US-Taiwan Undersea Cable By Chris Chang, Taiwan News April 9, 2020 TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved Google's plan to use a U.S.-Taiwan undersea telecommunications cable on Wednesday (April 9), but banned the section between the U.S. and Hong Kong. U.S. authorities allowed Google to operate [...]

2020-04-09T10:58:00-04:00April 9th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Orange, Telxius to Support the Google Dunant Cable

Orange and Telxius Are Teaming up on Dunant Submarine Cable, a Google Project, to Provide Each Other With Terrestrial Backhaul Extensions in France and in the Us Telxius Press Release February 18, 2020 MADRID, Spain - Orange, one of world’s leading telecommunications operators, and major investor in over 40 submarine cables has teamed up with [...]

2020-02-18T09:45:38-05:00February 18th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |