Is Google planning to build a global fiber optic network from scratch? And, if so, why?
The question has cropped up in light of a recent job posting on the search engine giant's Web site seeking experts in the field.
"Google is looking for Strategic Negotiator candidates with experience in...(i)dentification, selection, and negotiation of dark fiber contracts both in metropolitan areas and over long distances as part of development of a global backbone network," the posting reads, in part.
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Google to build global fiber optic network?
Posted on Monday, Jan 17 2005 @ 17:43 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck