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Facebook consortium shelves plans for California-Hong Kong subsea system

Thursday 11 March 2021 | 10:49 CET | News
A consortium including Facebook has abandoned its plan to build a new international subsea cable between California and Asia following security concerns from US government officials, the Wall Street Journal reports. Facebook told the US Federal Communications Commission in a filing it would withdraw its application to land the Hong Kong-Americas project, known by its abbreviation HKA, pending a new request for a "possibly-reconfigured" submarine system

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Companies: Facebook
Countries: China / Hong Kong / United States
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