10,500 km long between the United States and Chile, this cable will come into service during the second quarter of 2020.
Google has announced the completion of the installation and testing of its Curie submarine cable that connects the United States from Los Angeles to Valparaiso, Chile, with an upcoming link to Panama to better serve the United States. Central America. Curie is 10,500 km long and will offer 72Tbps throughput that will boost the performance of Google Cloud, Gmail, YouTube, search, and more. This is the first time in 19 years that a submarine cable connects Chile, says the California firm.
It was the operator SubCom who was responsible for designing, manufacturing and deploying this cable. It is also he who will install the link with Panama. In addition to improving the performance of its services, Google emphasizes that operating its own Internet cable allows it to provide additional security. publicity
Curie is Google’s third submarine cable that will service the Dunant cable linking the US and France in the third quarter of 2020 with a capacity of 250 Tbps. Next comes Equiano, which will connect Portugal to South Africa in 2021 with further links with Nigeria and other African countries. (Eureka Press)