Google is considering investing in internet cable under Pacific

Jun

22

2014

Google is reportedly considering to invest in a new internet cable that is laid under the Pacific Ocean and the United States and Asia to connect with each other. The cable would be particularly information between Google’s data centers must be transported.

That reports The Wall Street Journal based on his sources. Google would consider investing in a “trans-Pacific” cable millions of dollars. That would be the Internet giant to exercise control over the data it transports across networks more control. With private access Google can prioritize Internet traffic that it has run. Across internal networks, for example self- The connections to the mainland would be established between the U.S. state of Oregon and Japan, according to The Wall Street Journal.

Often bundled with the installation of connections among the different ocean cables, so as to reduce costs. For the participating companies It is unclear which parties Google wants to go into the sea. The exact plans for the building have not yet been made public. According to The Wall Street Journal, the laying of cables under the Pacific Ocean takes at least a year.

It would, if the rumors are true, not the first time that Google is investing in such a connection. In 2010, it was also once a connection is established under the Pacific Ocean where Google has invested. $ 300 million

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