Jamie Skella (reccy) wrote in futuretech,
Jamie Skella
reccy
futuretech

Fibre optic reaches 107Gbps!

Fibre optic cable... Siemens broke a data-speed record outside of a laboratory just days ago. A whopping 107 gigabit per second! As the article suggests, that's two full DVDs per second. Here I was thinking my ADSL2+ connection was the bees-nees! Obviously with consumer HDD technology we're not even able to capatalise on speeds anywhere near that, but for large business networks and service providers this demonstrates great potential for future solutions.

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