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By David Cohen on Oct. 13, 2016 - 10:00 AM Facebook announced that it is teaming up with Google and Pacific Light Data Communication to build a state-of-the-art subsea cable under the Pacific Ocean. Construction on the Pacific Light Cable Network is slated to begin before year-end, and PLCN will have an initial estimated design capacity of 120 terabits per second.
… network hubs in Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. MAREA will be managed by Telxius Cable, Telefónica‘s new telecommunications infrastructure company, and Telxius will serve as the cable’s operator and be responsible for selling capacity. Facebook vice president of network engineering Najam Ahmad said in a release announcing MAREA: Facebook…