American tech giant Google is all set to build longest undersea cable connecting in the world. The Undersea cable connect North America to South American, the United States of America, Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay. This undersea cable will boost internet connection capacity in these regions.

The Undersea cable, called Firmina. It will run from East Coast of USA to Las Toninas, Argentina along with additional landings in Praia Grande, Brazil, and Punta del Este, Uruguay. Announcement was made following a surge in demand for internet and cloud services amid covid-19 which has pushed online shopping, online entertainment, online and work from home culture.

Significance

The undersea cable “Firmina” will improve access to Google services for users in South America. It will comprise of 12 fibre pairs which will carry traffic quickly & securely between North & South America. It will thus provide the users fast, low-latency access to Google products like Gmail, Search, YouTube and Google Cloud services.

Google to build World longest Undersea Cable