Verizon to build trans-pacific optical system

  • In a sign of the stronger economic ties between the U.S. and China, Verizon Communications is part of a plan to spend $500 million building the first high-speed optical communications line linking the two countries.

    The Trans-Pacific Express, as the line will be called, will be an undersea fiber-optic system that can handle voice and data in huge batches - the equivalent of 62 million simultaneous phone conversations, according to Verizon.

    Read the complete story here. (TechNewsWorld)

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