Google confirms Unity cable between Japan and the US

, posted: 26-Feb-2008 16:28

Commsday has the scoop on Google building a $300 million cable between Japan and the US:

Google will combine with SingTel, Bharti, Globe Transit and Pacnet to build the mooted Unity cable, connecting Japan to the United States. The $US300m system was revealed by SingTel and Pacnet this morning. The 7.68 terabit cable is expected to be ready for service in 1Q 2010. NEC and Tyco will build the cable while Pacnet will be the largest investor with two of the five fiber pairs. Pacnet appears to have effectively rolled its EAC Pacific plan into the project.


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