Google under water now?

Thumbnail image for UnderWater.jpgNEW YORK (Reuters) - Google is reported in early talks to join a group looking to lay a high-speed, trans- Pacific undersea cable that could potentially lead to the Internet company becoming an investor in the project, according to the Wall Street Journal. This could make sense for Google but we still have not seen the how they plan to become a carrier. While there has been widespread "leaks" and news about bidding on wireless spectrum, developing gPhones, municipal WiFi networks, fiber networks and IPv6 addresses, they have yet to deliver a real business plan. The disruption of Internet service last year in China due to earthquakes has prompted other major carriers such as Verizon and AT&T to start new trans-Pacific builds. The bandwidth could be used to provide more reliable Internet VOIP service, video and online office applications. Hey we were just talking about subterranean blues!

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