- Google has confirmed that it will build a new undersea cable from Portugal to South Africa.
- The cable will have 20 times more network capacity than the latest undersea cable that links Europe with South Africa.
- The project should be completed by 2021.
Google will build a new undersea cable from Portugal to South Africa, which promises to bring superfast internet to local shores.
The new cable will use state-of-the-art infrastructure based on space-division multiplexing (SDM) technology. SDM transmits information along parallel channels.