Google completes subsea cable to Chile in global cloud push


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  • Thursday, 25 Apr 2019

FILE PHOTO: An illuminated Google logo is seen inside an office building in Zurich, Switzerland December 5, 2018. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo

SANTIAGO: Alphabet Inc’s Google has completed a 10,000-kilometre (6,214-mile) subsea cable linking the coast of California to Chile, a key step in its plans to bolster its global cloud computing infrastructure. 

The cable, dubbed the "Curie" project, arrived at the Chilean port of Valparaiso on April 23, Google said in a post on their regional website. The cable starts in Los Angeles before making its way to South America under the Pacific Ocean. 

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