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Google teams up with Orange to connect US and France by an undersea cable

A 6,600 km undersea cable is being built by Google and telecom firm, Orange between the Atlantic coasts of France and the United States. The cable, named 'Dunant', will go online in 2020 and provide Orange with the capacity of more than 30 terabits per second, per fibre pair. Google has seven other undersea cable projects under construction to provide better performance, latency and capacity to its cloud customers.