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Severed fibre cables in Europe cause Internet connectivity problems

Severed fibre cables in Europe cause Internet connectivity problems

Major communications cables in France and Scotland were severed in the space of a day. A major internet cable in the South of France was severed on Thursday at 20:30 UTC, according to a report in BleepingComputer. The damage impacted subsea cable connectivity to Europe, Asia and the United State... Read more

date1 month ago
First leg of Google’s massive undersea cable project reaches Togo

First leg of Google’s massive undersea cable project reaches Togo

The cable aims to link Africa and Europe. This week Google announced that the first branch of its Equiano underwater internet cable has landed in Lomé, Togo. The cable will eventually run from Cape Town, South Africa to Lisbon, Portugal. The massive fiber optic cable will be Google’s first to... Read more

date8 months ago
A submarine cable connecting Asia and Europe is under construction

A submarine cable connecting Asia and Europe is under construction

Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) announced the construction of a 19,000-kilometre-long submarine cable. The cable will connect several regions between Singapore and France, including India, Greece and Italy. Singtel hopes to complete the submarine cable by the end of 2025. From the... Read more

date9 months ago
Google and Facebook want to connect the Philippines and Taiwan

Google and Facebook want to connect the Philippines and Taiwan

Google and Facebook have abandoned the plan to lay an undersea cable from the United States to Hong Kong. This comes after an intensifying trade ware between China and the US. The Trump administration made the claim that the link may be used to spy on American companies and citizens. The project... Read more

date2 years ago