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Facebook plans further expansion in Sweden: report

Facebook's second server hall in Sweden. Susanne Lindholm/TT

Published: 12.Mar.2018 17:07 hrs

Social media giant Facebook is planning to expand its operations in northern Sweden, according to reports.

The American company opened a server hall in Luleå in 2013 – its first ever data centre outside the US – then later built a second nearby in 2014.

A third now appears to be on the horizon, regional newspaper NSD reports, as Facebook's subsidiary Pinnacle Sweden AB has applied for a construction permit to build a server hall in Porsön, five kilometres north of the Norrland town.

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