Thursday, 02 December 2021

Google and Facebook team up for Asian Apricot cable

by Harry Baldock, Total Telecom
Monday 16 August 21

The submarine cable system will connect Singapore, Japan, Guam, the Philippines, Taiwan, and Indonesia and is aiming for a rollout in 2024

On Sunday, Google and Facebook jointly announced their participation in a new submarine cable project, seeking to boost connectivity across the Asia-Pacific region. The Apricot cable will span around 12,000km, connecting Japan, Guam, the Philippines, Taiwan, and Indonesia. It will have an initial design capacity of 190Tbps and is set to be completed by 2024…

On Sunday, Google and Facebook jointly announced their participation in a new submarine cable project, seeking to boost connectivity across the Asia-Pacific region. The Apricot cable will span around 12,000km, connecting Japan, Guam, the Philippines, Taiwan, and Indonesia. It will have an initial design capacity of 190Tbps and is set to be completed by 2024…

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