Why Internet companies are investing in undersea cables

Posted on August 3, 2016  /  0 Comments

cork_internet_cable_thumb800Looks like I did not get it exactly right with my parable. I thought joint ventures. Instead Google is building a parallel track.

In recent years, content providers have outpaced carriers in terms of their capacity demand on major routes. Considering the scale of their bandwidth deployments, it increasingly makes sense for them to collaborate on new systems as part owners rather than as customers.


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