Letter set’s Google on Friday reported another subsea link named “Equiano” that will associate Africa with Europe, as it supports its distributed computing framework.
Equiano, completely financed by Google, is the organization’s third private universal link.
“Equiano will be the principal subsea link to join optical exchanging at the fiber-pair level. Instead of the conventional methodology of wavelength-level exchanging,” Google said in a blog entry.
“Named for Olaudah Equiano, a Nigerian-conceived essayist and abolitionist who was subjugated as a kid. Google said an agreement despite to manufacture the link with Alcatel Submarine Networks was mark in the final quarter of 2018.
The organization in April finished the “Curie” venture, its first private intercontinental link, associating Chile to Los Angeles.
It likewise reported a year ago the Dunant transoceanic submarine link undertaking associating France and the United States. The 6,600 km link is plan to come into administration in 2020.
Subsea links structure the foundation of the Internet via conveying 99 percent of the world’s information traffic.