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Facebook invests in underwater Internet cable

Facebook invests in underwater Internet cable – Facebook has invested in the Asia Pacific Gateway, a 6,214-mile undersea cable designed to improve Internet speeds for citizens and businesses in the region, the BBC reports. The fiber-optic cable will run directly from Malaysia to South Korea and Japan, with links branching off to other countries. It’s suggested that a total of $450m (£280m) in total has been invested. The project to construct and maintain APG is funded by a group that includes…

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TM :Internet Service Disruption

Slow Internet? TM has released a announcement : Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) wishes to inform our customers that TM and its consortium members have identified that the earthquake occurred in Japan earlier today has affected Japan – US Cable Network (JUCN) and Asia Pacific Cable Network 2 (APCN2) cable networks linking Malaysia to The United States of America (USA) and Hong Kong (HK). Looks like we are going to have a few days of not so fast internet

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