Google is running a new undersea web cable between the US and South America | Jun 10, 2021 at 1:30 PM
  • Google is expanding its network of undersea internet cables with a new fiber optic line running between the US and South America.
  • Once finished, Firmina will be the longest subsea cable capable of running from a single power source, minimizing the likelihood of a power-related blackout.
  • The new cable also extends the company’s existing network in the region, which includes  Tannat, Monet and Junior cables that serve various areas of South America.