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Australia researchers record fastest ever internet speed

The team from Monash, Swinburne and RMIT universities sent 44.2 terabits per second over 75km of glass fibre from a single chip Researchers in Australia claim they may have successfully tested the fastest internet data speed ever, capable of downloading 1,000 HD movies in less than a second. A team from the Monash, Swinburne and… Read More

BT ditches dividend to accelerate full fibre rollout to 20m UK homes

BT has scrapped its dividend for the next two years as it copes with the fallout from the coronavirus lockdown and will instead increase its full fibre broadband rollout.

Chief executive Philip Jansen, who recently recovered from Covid-19, said a new target of full fibre to 20 million homes by the mid to late 2020s is now in place.

Dark fibre: A data centre manager’s toolkit
Rob Coenen breaks down the top considerations data centre managers should make before plunging into the dark Between Q1 2018 and Q1 2019, mobile data traffic surged by 82 percent. That eye-popping number is just the latest increase in an almost parabolic curve of mobile data use since 2013. At the consumer level, recent years... Read More