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Google opens first data centers in Asia to handle booming demand

11
Dec
2013

Google has opened its first pair of data centers for Asia in an attempt to serve the areas rapidly expanding internet use. In a post announcing the centers completion, Google notes the number of users accessing the internet, particularly through mobile devices, has rocketed in the two years it took to build the centers. According to Googles figures, the number of internet users in India doubled from 100 million to 200 million, while 60 million people in Asia used the internet from a mobile device for the first time in just three months this year. The company notes that the majority of potential internet users live in Asia, so growth is expected to continue to be strong.

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