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Google to run internet cables to Pacific islands in Australia-US deal


Reuters exclusively reported that Alphabet’s Google (GOOGL.O) will run undersea cables powering internet access to at least eight far-flung Pacific Ocean nations under a joint U.S.-Australian deal set to be announced on Wednesday, according to a U.S. official. 

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President Joe Biden has also pushed for U.S. dominance in telecommunications services, seeing the industry as a key national security issue given the control it affords over information flows worldwide. 

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Topics of Interest: DealsTechnology

Type: Reuters Best

Sectors: Technology

Regions: Americas

Countries: US

Win Types: Exclusivity

Story Types: Exclusive / Scoop

Media Types: Text

Customer Impact: Significant National Story


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