Google backs world’s fastest internet cable to run 8,000km across southeast

In little more than a decade, Google has conquered the technology industry and become one of the world’s most powerful companies. Its latest undertaking, however, may be one of its most ambitious: a giant undersea cable that will significantly speed up internet access around the globe.The Californian search engine is part of a consortium that confirmed its plans to install the new Southeast Asia Japan Cable (SJC) yesterday, the centrepiece of a $400m (£245m) project that will create the highest capacity system ever built.To read this report in The Guardian in full, see:
www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2009/dec/11/google-undersea-cable-asia

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