Australia, Japan, United States
US shields telecommunications systems in Indo-Pacific from Chinese influence with Palau submarine cable

Several government- and privately-backed submarine cable projects in the Indo-Pacific are underway, as the US prepares to work with Japan on 5G with an eye on curbing Beijing's growing reach in the region. [...]
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China, Hong Kong, United States
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Facebook has withdrawn its proposal for the Bay to Bay Express Cable System (BtoBE), according to a September 10 FCC filing.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.

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