Linking China to Europe and Africa, Huawei undersea cable ends in Kenya
An undersea cable worth $425 million connecting China to Europe and Africa, representing Huawei Technologies as a shareholder, finally arrived in Kenya.
The 9,320 miles (15,000 km) cable, dubbed the Peace cable, is an essential part of what China calls its Digital Silk Road initiative. This init... Read more
‘Big tech conquers internet infrastructure, wipes out telco providers’
According to the Wall Street Journal, Microsoft, Meta, Amazon and Alphabet (parent company Google) have captured the submarine cable market. Before 2012, the organizations used less than 10 percent of all submarine cables worldwide. Today, their share peaks at 66 percent.
Countries on the Pacifi... Read more
Google is building submarine cables that will connect Israel, southern Europe
Google has announced plans to build and operate two undersea cable systems that will connect the Middle East with southern Europe and Asia. One of the projects is the Blue Submarine Cable System which will tie Israel to Italy, Greece, and France.
The other has been dubbed the Raman Submarine Cab... Read more
Google is working on submarine cable connecting Europe to Africa
Google is working on another private submarine cable. This cable is intended to connect Western Europe with Africa. The cable is called Equiano and must run between Portuguese Lisbon and Cape Town in South Africa.
Google also plans to build several branches of the cable, expanding the company's conn... Read more