Atlantic Ocean

  • Facebook, Google Team Up on Subsea Cable Across Pacific Ocean

    … estimated design capacity of 120 tbps. PLCN will also be one of the longest direct cable systems in the world, connecting Los Angeles and Hong Kong. Most Pacific subsea cables go from the U.S. to Japan, and this new direct route will give us more diversity and resiliency in the Pacific. As the number of people using Facebook applications and services continues to grow in the region, PLCN will help further connect Asia and our data centers in the U.S. Readers: What are your initial thoughts on PLCN? …

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  • Facebook, Microsoft Team Up on MAREA Subsea Cable

    … second, and Facebook and Microsoft said the capacity will help meet growing demand for high-speed, reliable connections for cloud and online services. Construction on the 6,600-kilometer cable will begin in August, and MAREA is expected to be completed in October 2017, connecting the U.S. data hub in northern Virginia with Bilbao, Spain, and other…

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