Tuesday 22 June 2021

Panama branch of Google mega-project will create digital hub

Google plans a 1,000 kilometers submarine cable extension called “Curie” to Panama to improve connectivity. Google’s representative for Latin America, Christian Ramos, said on Thursday, that the adaptation of the extensive infrastructure will take about a year.

The first phase of the wiring goes from Los Angeles, in the US to Valparaíso, in Chile. Once installed, it will benefit more than 700 million Internet users, Newsroom Panama reports.

Panama President, Laurentino Cortizo, said that the connection ill brings benefits to citizens, not only in cybernetics but will be a new source of employment generation resulting in the reduction of poverty and inequality gaps.

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“ It will help our companies be much more competitive. The more connected our communities are, the more opportunities they have,” said the president.

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