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Just yesterday, we reported that Nokia’s Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks division had just deployed a 65 Tbps submarine cable covering a distance of over 4,100 miles. Nokia’s record-setting feat just barely nudged out the Google-backed FASTER submarine fiber cable, which clocked in at 60 Tbps. That was yesterday, and now Google is back in the news thanks to its stake in the new Pacific Light Cable Network (PLCN), which will stretch between Los Angeles and Hong Kong. Google is working on the PLCN in partnership with Facebook and Pacific Light Data Communication (a subsidiary China Soft Power Technology). PLCN will cover a distance of 12,800 kilometers (7,953 miles) and will offer total... Read more...