New NZ – AU Internet Pipe Announced

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Telecom, Vodafone and Telstra have announced a deal to build a new undersea telecommunications cable between Auckland and Sydney, which should dramatically increase the amount of internet data able to be sent to and from New Zealand. The companies say the new cable, tentatively titled the “Tasman Global Access” cable, will “significantly improve New Zealand’s international telecommunications connectivity as well as strengthen links into fast-growing Asian markets.” The total cost of the cable is expected to be less than US$60 … Continue reading