Google Cloud Vice President Brian Quigley announced on Tuesday that it is building “two new trans-Pacific submarine cables.” One of them, called Honomoana, would “connect America and Australia to French Polynesia”. “We couldn’t ask for a better partner in this endeavor than Google,” said Moitai Brothers. (Credit: TR)
That’s for sure His blog Brian Quigley announced this ambitious plan to increase ” Reliability and Resilience of Digital Connectivity in the Pacific “. ” The South Pacific Connect initiative, working with several partners including Fiji International Telecommunications, Office des Postes et Télécommunications de Polynésie française, APTelecom and Vocus Group, will provide new international submarine cables connecting Fiji and French Polynesia in the US and Australia. “, he says.
The Honomoana Cable (which translates to Link of the Sea) will therefore connect the US and Australia to Fenua. of” Cable landing stations », earlier, will be established in Fiji and Polynesia. Connect the transpacific routes “and” To improve reliability “When reducing” of the network Latency for users in the Pacific Islands and around the world “.
” The South Pacific Link Initiative would create a loop between Australia, Fiji and French Polynesia. The ring will include pre-positioned connectivity units that will allow other countries and territories in Oceania to benefit from the reliability and resilience resulting from the initiative. It is one of the first projects of its kind in the Pacific region », writes Brian Quigley
” OPT is proud to partner with Google »
Jean-François Martin, CEO of OPT.
” The government of French Polynesia has chosen the digital economy as one of its four key areas of economic and social development. We couldn’t ask for a better partner in this endeavor than GoogleAccording to comments made by Google’s vice president of network infrastructure, President Moitai Brotherson said.
” OPT is proud to partner with Google to expand its network and expertise in this fantastic program for our region and communities.“, pointed out Jean-Francois Martin, CEO of OPT for his part.
A second cable, called Tapua, will connect the US and Australia to Fiji. ” Submarine cables improve the accessibility and reliability of the Internet, leading to economic development and productivity gains (…) We are excited about what this means for our users and our Google Cloud customers in the Pacific and around the world. », welcomed Brian Quigley.
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