Google has been obviously the largest owner and investor in submarine cable networks globally. Upon announcing its latest investment of the private Equiano subsea cable system, Google has invested in 14 subsea cable systems, with approximately 112,000km cable length in a total. Between 2016 and 2018, Google invested US$47 billion in capex to improve Google Could infrastructure which includes 134 points of presence (PoP) and 14 subsea cable investments globally.
Here is a complele list of Google's subsea cable investments.
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Google has owned and invested in four private subsea cable systems. Junior cable is technically Google’s first private owned subsea cable. However, Junior cable is a domestic subsea cable connecting Rio de Janeiro to Santos in Brazil, it’s not an international subsea cable. So it's said in many articles that Google has invested in three private international subsea cables, i.e., Curie, Dunant, and Equiano.
Between 2016 and 2018, Google invested US$47 billion in capex to improve Google Cloud infrastructure which includes 134 points of presence (PoP) and 14 subsea cable investments globally.