Google to build subsea cable connecting Sydney, Jakarta and Singapore


GOOGLE has announced it will build a new sub-sea cable network to boost connectivity between Australia and Southeast Asia, as demand for Internet data increases rapidly in the region. The so-called Indigo cable will stretch 9,000km and will provide enough power to host eight million simultaneous Google Hangout video calls, reports Techcrunch . The underwater cable will go from Singapore to Jakarta and then Jakarta to Perth, where it will land and connect to Sydney.


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