American giants take control of submarine cables and satellites

American giants take control of submarine cables and satellites

In ten years, Google, Meta, and SpaceX have got their hands on this important infrastructure for telecommunications.

A decade would be enough to disrupt the global hierarchy in international telecommunications infrastructure. These links ensure communication between Europe, the United States and Asia. Listen to a streaming series or music. Historically owned by telecommunications operators, these infrastructures are now in the hands of US groups, mainly Google, Meta (Facebook) and, to a lesser extent, Microsoft. These connections account for approximately 95% of international Internet traffic, and the rest are provided by satellite connections.

“In the early 2010s there was a desire for telecom operators to charge Kafa for the use of their networks.“Alexandre Pepero, CEO of Dofan, summarizes, an expert in international communications

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