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AWS to invest $12.7 billion in India


Amazon plans to invest $12.7 billion into its cloud infrastructure in India by 2030, the e-commerce group said Thursday, as it pushes ahead to scale up its AWS business in the key overseas market at a time when it has shuttered several other services in the region.
The company, which earlier invested $3.7 billion for AWS infra in India and currently maintains two data center regions in the South Asian market, said its spendings will support 131,700 full-time jobs across roles such as engineering, telecommunications and construction.
Thursday’s announcement is a noteworthy escalation in AWS’s initial strategy. The cloud giant had earlier said that it will invest $4.4 billion on AWS in the South Asian economy.
India, the world’s second largest internet market, has witnessed a considerable surge in cloud adop …

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