44Tbps is officially the world’s fastest internet speed

567
0

Researchers from three universities in Australia have successfully recorded the fastest internet speed of 44.2 Terabits per second – speeds capable of downloading 1000 HD movies in a split second.

In the context of the sudden vital importance of internet technologies for remote working, this development has enormous potential.

The research used a new device called a micro-comb, which replaces 80 lasers and is smaller and lighter than existing telecom hardware. The device was planted into and load-tested using existing infrastructure. This is the first time a micro-comb has been used in a field-trial.

Russian telco ‘hijacked internet traffic’
ExpressVPN Lightway wants to make internet connectivity faster
Internet traffic increases ‘plateauing’ as peak streaming levels reached

While demonstrations of this level are usually carried out in labs, the team used the existing communications infrastructure, allowing them to efficiently load-test the network. This will fast-track the process of making this technology available around the world.

Read more…