Google And Facebook Building High-Speed Trans-Pacific Submarine Cable: Lightning Quick Internet Coming Soon?

Google and Facebook are partnering up to deploy a 120 Terabits per second (Tbps) submarine cable that will stretch from Los Angeles to Hong Kong.

The third tech company involved in the ambitious project is a subsidiary of China Soft Power Technology, dubbed Pacific Light Data Communication.

As the new 12,800 km (7,954-mile) cable is installed and working, it will rank as the highest-capacity trans-Pacific cable to date. Previously, the biggest capacity title went to the FASTER cable, a project where Google was also present.

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