• Facebook to smash records with internet cable running underneath the Atlantic

    3 days ago - By TechRadar

    Facebook is making preparations for a record-breaking new undersea internet cable that will connect the US and Europe across the Atlantic. The company has contracted Japanese firm NEC Corporation to build the cable, which will comprise 24 fiber pairs and deliver a capacity of 500 Tbps, roughly double the current record. Although it is unclear precisely where the new cable will dock and when it will be completed, NEC says it will deliver much-needed additional capacity along a route expected to witness a massive uptick in traffic over the next decade or so.
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