Microsoft, Facebook lay 6,598 km Internet link crosswise over Atlantic

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The undersea cable named Marea is fit for transmitting 160 terabits of information for every second, 16 million times faster Internet than a normal home web connection.
In an amazing accomplishment, Microsoft, Facebook, and the telecom foundation organization Telxius have laid a 6,598 km link over the Atlantic Ocean that is equipped for transmitting 160 terabits of information for every second. The organizations declared the consummation of the most elevated limit subsea link 'Marea' (tide) that conveys 16 million times speedier Internet than a normal home web association, Microsoft wrote in a blog entry.

Microsoft claims that the superfast Internet speed conveyed by Marea can stream 71 million HD recordings all the while. "Marea comes at a basic time. Submarine links in the Atlantic as of now convey 55 for each penny a larger number of information than trans-Pacific courses and 40 for each penny a greater number of information than between the US and Latin America. There is no doubt that the interest for information streams over the Atlantic will keep on increasing," said Brad Smith, President of Microsoft, in a blog entry.

For a large portion of the course, the link, made up of eight sets of fiber optic links encased by copper, lays on the sea depths. A few sections are covered to shield from transportation movement, for the most part in zones nearer to the shore, the organization said.

The link that untruths 17,000 feet underneath the sea surface and stretches out between Virginia Beach in the US and the city of Bilbao in Spain, would be operational by mid-2018.

Microsoft said the task was finished about three times speedier than common, in less than two years. Google has additionally put resources into two links that keep running from the US to Japan, covering South America and a few Asian nations.

With the Marea link, Facebook and Microsoft's venture gives them more control over the immense measures of information they have to move rapidly around the globe, the report said.
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