Google finishes 3,900 mile subsea cable connecting US to UK and Spain

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Google first announced internet cable in July 2020.

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Google’s latest subsea internet cable has arrived in the UK. grace hopper cable 3,900 miles. extends to – Connecting New York, UK and Spain. The cable landed in Bad, Cornwall on Tuesday.


“Grace Hopper represents a new generation of trans-Atlantic cable coming to UK shores and is one of the first new cables to link the US and UK since 2003,” said Jane, strategic negotiator for global infrastructure for Google. Stowell said in one. blog post.

This isn’t Google’s first subsea cable. Earlier this year, the company announced Firmina Subsea Internet Cable Which will spread throughout South America. And in July, Google announced a partnership with Glow To build Blu and Raman subsea cable system. The Grace Hopper cable is designed to send 350 terabytes of data per second and reduce Internet outages with “fiber switching,” Google said.

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Internet cables are named after computer programmers, grace hopper. He built the first computer compiler and helped build the Mark I computer. He also coined the term “bug” to name a computer malfunction.

The contract to manufacture the cables was signed earlier this year subcom, a New Jersey cable provider. Google and SubCom will use new optic fiber for better internet connectivity and reliability. A Google spokesperson told Nerdshala that the Grace Hopper Internet Cable will be fully functional next year.

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