Microsoft, Facebook to put 160TB Internet Cable “MAREA” across the Atlantic Ocean

Microsoft and Facebook are planning to lay a 4100-mile internet cable across the Atlantic sea with a bandwidth capacity of 160TB. The giant undersea cable named “MAREA” has been consigned to Telefónica-owned Telxius. The project is expected to start in October 2017 with hubs connecting Northern Virginia to Bilbao, Spain. MAREA, which means “Tide” in… Continue reading Microsoft, Facebook to put 160TB Internet Cable “MAREA” across the Atlantic Ocean