Google investing in 'Faster' trans-pacific cable to connect US and Japan

  1. Google has announced that it is investing in a new undersea cable that will connect major West Coast cities in the US to two coastal locations in Japan. Dubbed FASTER, the system will feature the latest high-quality 6-fiber-pair cable and optical transmission...

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  2. VitalyT

    VitalyT Russ-Puss Posts: 3,149   +1,424

    In the following news, Japan suffers internet outage, as the cable line became favoured by vicious lobsters :)
  3. Frank Barnett

    Frank Barnett TS Rookie Posts: 61   +6

    Crabs would be worse!!!
  4. 9Nails

    9Nails TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,212   +174

    I hope Godzilla is resting, and doesn't use that cable as dental floss.
  5. I think the graphic forgot the NSA detour.
  6. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 11,683   +1,876

    I think I can say without reservation, this is what the people on the west coast of the US have been yearning for, pornographic manga delivered at the speed of light...!

    Gawd's speed......Google Dudes.....(y)
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  7. tomkaten

    tomkaten TS Addict Posts: 188   +89

    TBH it's much needed. Connections to that part of the world (China and Japan, mostly) are laughable at best in this day and age. Maybe this will alleviate the pain, hopefully for some parts of Europe as well.

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