Controlling its own global broadband network is a key enterprise selling point for Google Cloud Platform, allowing the company to assure connectivity, security and reliability. That's why Google has been investing in a series of subsea cables linking the continents.
In the latest step, Google said late Tuesday that it's investing in the Japan-Guam-Australia Cable System, connecting Australia with Southeast Asia, totaling 9,500km or nearly 6,000 miles.
The coastline of Guam, one point of an upcoming subsea cable system.
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Combined with previous investments, Google's subsea cables will form a ring around key markets of Hong Kong, Australia and Singapore, and complement other Asia-Pacific cable systems connecting the US with Japan, Taiwan and Hong Kong.
The ongoing debate around GPON vs EPON can get as heated as discussions around politics and religion, but both technologies offer some advantages over the other depending on the needs your network is servicing.
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