FILE PHOTO: A Google sign is seen during the WAIC (World Artificial Intelligence Conference) in Shanghai, China, September 17, 2018. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo
(Reuters) – Google will make an additional investment of 3 billion euros ($3.32 billion) to expand its European data centers, Chief Executive Sundar Pichai told a news conference in Finland.
The investment plan includes an additional 600 million euros investment in the Hamina data center in Finland, bringing total investment in the site to 2 billion euros, Finland’s Prime Minister Antti Rinne told a joint news conference.
Google’s other European data centers are located in the Netherlands, Ireland and Belgium.
Reporting by Tarmo Virki in Tallinn; editing by Jason Neely