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Explained: US, China's undersea battle for control of global internet grid

Chinese company Huawei is embedding itself into cable systems that ferry nearly all of the world's internet data

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US-China relations | Huawei

Jeremy Page Kate O’Keeffe Rob Taylor | WSJ 



The Chinese company, majority owned by Huawei Technologies, has worked on some 90 projects to build or upgrade submarine cables around the world.
The Chinese company, majority owned by Huawei Technologies, has worked on some 90 projects to build or upgrade submarine cables around the world.

A new front has opened in the battle between the US and China over control of global networks that deliver the internet. This one is beneath the ocean.

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First Published: Wed, March 13 2019. 09:34 IST

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