Pacific Light Cable Network to be Faster Than FASTER
In a couple of months, the internet cable called Faster stretched across Pacific from the US to Japan went online.
Facebook and China – based Pacific Light Data Communication, a new trans-Pacific cable will be laid between the two continent and it will be even faster, the fastest undersea Internet cable crossing the Pacific of this generation.
They will call it Pacific Light Cable Network and boost speed of 120 Tbps, which double the rate of FASTER.
The cable will stretch over a total of 12,800 km with end points located in Los Angeles and Hong Kong. The construction is scheduled to start in 2018 and is estimated to cost $400 billion.
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