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Facebook drops San Francisco-Hong Kong submarine cable amid growing national security concerns

Facebook has withdrawn its proposal for the Bay to Bay Express Cable System (BtoBE), according to a September 10 FCC filing. The move comes just weeks after the social media giant abandoned the Hong Kong link of another trans-Pacific submarine cable, the Pacific Light Cable Network (PLCN), after US agencies flagged the project for potential national security risks. [...]
Published on 14.09.2020 at 10:15 GMT Reading time 3 minutes

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