Facebook and Google Planning a Massive Undersea Fiber-Optic Cable to Connect LA to Hong Kong

Source: Futurism

Large tech companies are increasingly spreading internet connectivity on their own, bypassing traditional telcos. In fact, the methods these companies are looking at are often out-of-the-box, using drones or high-altitude balloons to deliver internet connections.

But with all this, it’s easy to forget that these companies are also investing a lot into “traditional” internet infrastructure. Facebook and Google, for example, just announced they are working on a massive undersea fiber-optic cable that will connect Hong Kong and L.A.

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