Google right this moment introduced that it has completed the set up and check of its personal Curie cable. When it was introduced, Curie, which connects the U.S. to Chile, was the corporate’s third personal cable. Since then, it has introduced two extra, Dunant and Equiano, which is able to join the U.S. to Europe and Portugal to South Africa. The 10,500 kilometers lengthy cable will supply a complete capability of 72Tbps and can go surfing in Q2 of 2020. Proper now, Google’s groups are engaged on connecting the cable to its personal community.
As well as, Google additionally right this moment introduced that Curie will get a department to Panama. “As soon as operational, this department will improve connectivity and bandwidth to Central America, and enhance our means to connect with different networks within the area, offering resiliency to our world cloud infrastructure,” the corporate says in right this moment’s announcement.
For Curie’s Panama department, Google will as soon as once more work with SubCom, the identical engineering agency that helped it construct the remainder of the cable. SubCom can be working with Google on the Dunant, whereas Google opted to associate with Alcatel Submarine Networks for the Equiano cable to South Africa.
Whereas Google can be partnering with different know-how companies to share bandwidth on different cables, these personal cables give it full management over all the sources. The corporate additionally argues that proudly owning and working its personal cables provides one other layer of safety, on prime of all the opposite advantages.