Brazil joins project connecting South America and Asia by fiber optics

The Brazilian government today, May 13, joined the Chilean project to install a trans-oceanic underwater cable that will connect the South American continent to Asia and Oceania by means of fiber optics.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL -  A 14,000 km cable will connect Chile to Australia and New Zealand.

The Brazilian government today, May 13, joined the Chilean project to install a trans-oceanic underwater cable that will connect the South American continent to Asia and Oceania by means of fiber optics.

Nicknamed the Humboldt Project, the initiative is under the responsibility of Chilean state-owned company Desarrollo País (former Fondo de Infraestructura), which will lead an alliance of interested countries and private technology and telecommunications companies.

According to the Chilean state-owned company, the 14,810 km long fiber-optic . . .

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