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New Royal Navy ship to protect ‘critical’ undersea cables – BBC News

UK intelligence recently warned of Russian submarines “aggressively operating” near Atlantic cables.
— Read on www.bbc.com/news/uk-56472655

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One of Google’s undersea cables detects earthquakes

https://www.theverge.com/22301097/google-undersea-cable-detects-earthquakes

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Google’s Dunant subsea cable is now ready for service | Google Cloud Blog

The Dunant submarine cable system, crossing the Atlantic Ocean between Virginia Beach in the U.S. and Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez on the French Atlantic coast, has been deployed and tested and is now ready for service.
— Read on cloud.google.com/blog/

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Jared Mauch didn’t have good broadband—so he built his own fiber ISP | Ars Technica

“I had to start a telephone company to get [high-speed] Internet access.”
— Read on arstechnica.com/information-technology/2021/01/jared-mauch-didnt-have-good-broadband-so-he-built-his-own-fiber-isp/

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Alaska Will Finally Get Its Own Fiber-Optic Line | WIRED

An Alaskan telco is building a 270-mile fiber-optic line that will connect with Canadian carriers and ultimately the Lower 48.

— Read on www.wired.com/story/alaska-finally-get-own-fiber-optic-line/

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A 10-million-pound undersea cable just set an internet speed record | Popular Science

It runs from Virginia Beach in the U.S. to Balboa, Spain. 
— Read on www.popsci.com/submarine-cable-data-transfer-record