Google’s Pacific submarine cable "Unity" nearly complete

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— 7.68 Terabits/s for growing Asian market
— $300 million cost (from consortium of six companies)
— 10,000 km length (Chikura in Japan to Los Angeles)
— Increases capacity across Pacific by 20 percent
— Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing technology (960Gbps per fibre-optic pair with a maximum of eight fiber pairs)
— construction time: two years

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