Demonstrated 44.4 Terabits per second download

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  1. Jonsa

    Jonsa Well-Known Member Past Donor

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    Okay still a way's off, but seriously 44 terabits/sec? That's 5.5 terabytes/sec!

    No more wasting time waiting for the porn to download.
     
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    HereWeGoAgain Well-Known Member

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    How about a link and some context?
     
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    Jonsa Well-Known Member Past Donor

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    my bad.

    https://newatlas.com/electronics/44-terabits-internet-photonic-chip/

     
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    That would fill up a domestic hard drive in a fraction of a second. If it is ever used it would be for communications between two hubs.
     
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    The creators are talking about using this type of technology to 'bootstrap' Australia's exiting National Broadband Network up to higher speeds by installing chip sets equipped with this technology at key junctures throughout the network. The idea being to boost the networks overall performance without having to go the vast expense of physically upgrading the cabling etc itself.
     
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    Yeah but our hard drives would have to be the size of an oil drum.:eekeyes:
     
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    *yawn* let me know when it gets to yotta byte speeds.

    Kidding of course. Pretty amazing stuff.
     
  8. FreshAir

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    so we can get rid of tiered ISP pricing and data capping?
     

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