In just 5 years, submarine cables have brought a 20-fold increase in bandwidth in Africa
Six years ago, the Sea Cable System (Seacom), the first undersea broadband cable along Africa’s eastern and Southern coastlines, was launched. At the time of its birth, its American-born founder Brian Herlihy raised eyebrows with his talk of building the first “pan-African undersea cable.”
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Chasing the next billion with Sundar Pichai
We sat down with Pichai to hear his vision for the Google of the future. He laid out a plan to improve Google’s products through machine learning — but more importantly, he sketched out a grand effort to deliver computing capabilities to billions of people around the world.