Posted by Megalith 9:16 AM (CDT)
Saturday September 17, 2016
Nokia Bell Labs, Deutsche Telekom T-Labs, and the Technical University of Munich will be demonstrating one terabit per second (Tbps) over optical fiber. As noted in the article, that would be "fast enough to download an entire Games of Thrones series in high definition within one second."
آ…terabit-speed networks will meet growing demand for higher-capacity core networks, thanks in large part to streaming. Terabit speeds will present a major leap forward over current internet-backbone network limits of 40Gbps to 100Gbps. For comparison on the consumer side, Alphabet's Google Fiber embryonic US fiber-to-the-premises service is offering 1Gbps connections.