What impact are big cloud companies such as AWS, Facebook, Google and Microsoft having on the market for submarine cable capacity?
The big content providers are having a positive impact on the submarine cable market, says Julian Rawle, Principal at Julian Rawle Consulting, particularly with the development and financing of new cable projects. Traditional carriers, which have long been the main sponsors of undersea cables, are under pressure and frankly do not have the same kind of bandwidth demands as the cloud providers.
Julian Rawle, Author
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