Fiber optics

04.20.11
Virgin Media to test 1.5Gbps broadband on London's Silicon Roundabout
04.20.11

Virgin Media to test 1.5Gbps broadband on London's Silicon Roundabout

Just last week we reported on Fujitsu's plans to get in on the gigabit broadband game, and now Virg...

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04.13.11
Fujitsu to build 1Gbps fiber optic broadband network in the UK, but needs BT to play fair first
04.13.11

Fujitsu to build 1Gbps fiber optic broadband network in the UK, but needs BT to play fair first

Good news for anyone feeling left behind by the broadband revolution just because of their post code...

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12.15.10
UA engineers develop 'invisible,' fiber optic border monitoring system
12.15.10

UA engineers develop 'invisible,' fiber optic border monitoring system

As if the nation's overexcited and misguided border vigilantes didn't have enough ways to trigger a...

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09.14.10
Auto-tune nabs new lease on life, kills phase noise in long-haul fiber transmissions
09.14.10

Auto-tune nabs new lease on life, kills phase noise in long-haul fiber transmissions

Digg It's probably advisable to not mention this to T-Pain or anyone even closely related to him,...

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09.14.10
Intel's Light Peak optical interconnect shrinks slightly, LaCie, WD, Compal and Avid begin prototyping
09.14.10

Intel's Light Peak optical interconnect shrinks slightly, LaCie, WD, Compal and Avid begin prototyping

Intel's Light Peak isn't setting any new speed records at IDF 2010 -- it's still rated at 10Gbps fo...

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09.09.10
Trapped Chilean miners watch a little soccer via fiber optics
09.09.10

Trapped Chilean miners watch a little soccer via fiber optics

It turns out that being trapped in a mine in Chile is only one of the many problems associated with...

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08.10.10
Fiber optics get political in Australia as opposition party vows to scale down national broadband plan
08.10.10

Fiber optics get political in Australia as opposition party vows to scale down national broadband plan

When Australia goes to the polls on August 21st, citizens will vote for more than men and the tradi...

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07.27.10
Intel's 50Gbps Silicon Photonics Link shines a light on future computers (video)
07.27.10

Intel's 50Gbps Silicon Photonics Link shines a light on future computers (video)

Using copper cables to transfer data around a computer? Get your head out of the sand, Grandpa! Int...

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05.21.10
Fujitsu's quantum dot laser fires data at 25Gbps, not just for show
05.21.10

Fujitsu's quantum dot laser fires data at 25Gbps, not just for show

Fujitsu just announced what's reportedly the world's first quantum dot laser capable of 25 gigabits...

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