Facebook, Google to Take Part in Apricot Subsea Cable System Project

Facebook will participate in the Apricot subsea cable system project, along with regional and global partners including Google and Philippines telecommunications provider PLDT. Apricot, which is still subject to regulatory approvals, is aimed at delivering internet capacity, redundancy and reliability to the Asia-Pacific region. The 12,000-kilometer-long cable will connect Guam, Indonesia, Japan, the Philippines, Singapore…
Facebook will participate in the Apricot subsea cable system project, along with regional and global partners including Google and Philippines telecommunications provider PLDT. Apricot, which is still subject to regulatory approvals, is aimed at delivering internet capacity, redundancy and reliability to the Asia-Pacific region. The 12,000-kilometer-long cable will connect Guam, Indonesia, Japan, the Philippines, Singapore…