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Yet, 3. Closing the digital divide is critical to ensure access to information, education and healthcare.
Over the years, Facebook has invested in infrastructure and partnerships to address the barriers to connectivity. We recently commissioned three reports to examine the economic impact of our investments in Sub-Saharan Africa, Association of Southeast Asian Nations and Latin America.
These programs improve the quality of access networks and service delivery, helping network operators extend coverage, improve performance and reduce costs. In Latin America, for example, Facebook is part of a consortium deploying the Malbec cable between Brazil and Argentina that will double international capacity to Argentina. The cable is expected to improve reliability and reduce costs for ISPs.
While too new to include in the Sub-Saharan Africa report, our recently announced 2Africa cable will circle the continent, interconnect 23 countries, and triple the capacity of all the subsea cables serving Africa today. Edge Networks Our edge network infrastructure, including Points of Presence and co-located local caches, support economic development by allowing operators to access Facebook content at locations closer to their own networks.
OTNx initiatives spur economic development by improving the quality and affordability of services and allowing more people to get online.