Google builds first subsea cable connecting Africa to Australia

Google builds first subsea cable connecting Africa to Australia
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By Loni Prinsloo (Bloomberg) -- Alphabet Inc’s Google is building out the first undersea fibre optic cable that will directly connect Africa with Australia, helping to shore up internet access in one of the least-connected parts of the world.  The cable, called Umoja, follows the construction of Google’s Equiano cable that connects Africa with Europe. The new line will start in Kenya and travel over land through Uganda, Rwanda, Congo, Zambia, Zimbabwe and South Africa before crossing the ocean to Australia, the company said in...

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