Orange teams up with Google on Dunant transatlantic cable project

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(Reuters) – French telecoms operator Orange said on Friday it was partnering with Google (NASDAQ:) on the Dunant transatlantic submarine cable project connecting the United States and France.

Orange said the 6,600 km cable was scheduled to come into service in 2020, and that it would build and operate the landing station on the French Atlantic coast and provide land links.

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