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Japan, US connected thanks to Google's undersea cable

Faster networking is now live with a 5,600-mile internet cable across the Pacific Ocean.

Now playing: Watch this: Google connects Japan, US with underseas internet cable

Google is part of a consortium that put together a trans-Pacific internet cable to connect the US to Japan. It manages to push data across at a rate of 60 terabits per second. That's amazingly fast. Google plans to keep a sixth of the bandwidth for itself, though.

Now playing: Watch this: Verizon to offer unlimited and rollover data?

Over in the wireless world, Verizon is rumored to offer a new plan that brings unlimited and rollover data. A test image was spotted on The Consumerist and a Reddit posting seems to back this up.

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Japan, US connected thanks to Google's undersea cable