SINGAPORE (Aug 2): US Internet giant Google announced yesterday it will be building a third data centre in Singapore to meet rapid user growth in the region, bringing its total long-term investment in such facilities here to US$850 million (RM3.46 billion).

A Google spokesman told The Business Times that its latest data centre will add another US$350 million to its spending in Singapore.

Google said the third data centre, which is expected to come online in 2020, will be built on a plot of land the size of the first and second centres combined.

This article first appeared in The Edge Financial Daily, on Aug 2, 2018.

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