Google a milestone in its bid to control the world’s internet infrastructure as its first privately funded international subsea cable touching down in Chile yesterday.

The technology titan the Curie project last January, alongside two other new cables, while touting itself as the “first major non-telecom company” to build a private intercontinental cable.

Here, we take a look at all of the underwater cable projects Google has invested in, either in partnership or on its own.


Curie runs 10,000km from Los Angeles, California, all the way down the Pacific coast to Valparaíso, some 120km northwest of Chile’s capital, Santiago.

Above: Google-funded Curie cable runs from
Los Angeles, U.S. to
Valparaíso, Chile.

Though Curie represents the first fully Google-owned international subsea cable to be completed, it

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