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Facebook to build submarine cables linking US and Indonesia

Project also backed by Google reflects increasing focus on south-east Asia's biggest economy

Sudirman Central Business District in Jakarta, Indonesia. Facebook is increasing its focus on south-east Asia’s biggest economy

SINGAPORE (Financial Times) -- Facebook will build two submarine cables connecting the US with Indonesia for the first time as the Silicon Valley group boosts its focus on the world's fastest-growing population of smartphone users.

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