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Facebook's sea cable doesn't mean a push into telecoms

May 27, 2016
The new Marea submarine cable will run about 4,000 miles from Virginia to Spain.
Employees of ERDF (Electricity Network Distribution France) and Louis Dreyfus company install an electric submarine cable and optical fiber between Quiberon and Belle-Ile-en-mer, western France, on March 11, 2015. These days, tech companies are joining the push to lay undersea fiber optic cable.
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