Google to install submarine fiber optic cable linking Africa and Australia – Tecnoblog

The Umoja cable will be a fibre optic connection between Oceania and African countries (Image: Disclosure/Google)

Google announced this Thursday (23) that it will build the first submarine fiber optic cable connecting Africa and Australia. The infrastructure will cover a distance of more than 12,000 km, its underwater part will be installed in the southern part of the Indian Ocean. The cable was named Umoja by Google.

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