Fibreoptic

12.10.12
IBM manufactures light-based 'nanophotonic' chips to let the terabytes flow
12.10.12

IBM manufactures light-based 'nanophotonic' chips to let the terabytes flow

IBM's taken a large step toward computer chips that use photons instead of electrons by manufactur...

By S. Dent,   12.10.12
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10.09.12
Virgin Media begins pushing its UK broadband to 120Mbps, much to Usain's delight
10.09.12

Virgin Media begins pushing its UK broadband to 120Mbps, much to Usain's delight

If you're one of Virgin Media's top-tier internet customers, you may soon see your service getting...

By D. Cooper,   10.09.12
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08.23.12
Plusnet pushes its UK-fibre-optic broadband to 76Mb/s
08.23.12

Plusnet pushes its UK-fibre-optic broadband to 76Mb/s

Stereotype-embracing ISP Plusnet has added a new tier of fibre-optic broadband, offering speeds up...

By D. Cooper,   08.23.12
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08.01.12
House of Lords wants UK TV to go fully online and leave airwaves clear for cellphones
08.01.12

House of Lords wants UK TV to go fully online and leave airwaves clear for cellphones

The UK House of Lords' Communications Committee has suggested that all broadcast TV should be move...

By D. Cooper,   08.01.12
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06.28.12
BT kicks off 330Mbps 'FTTP on Demand' trials, reveals pilot locations
06.28.12

BT kicks off 330Mbps 'FTTP on Demand' trials, reveals pilot locations

Not everyone is apparently in love with British operator BT's green boxes. Still, that isn't stopp...

By J. Hidalgo,   06.28.12
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06.01.12
Upscale London borough says no no no to BT's broadband revolution, ugly green boxes
06.01.12

Upscale London borough says no no no to BT's broadband revolution, ugly green boxes

Between all of the delays, disappointment and a general lack of availability, many Brits can't see...

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04.12.12
BT super-charges fiber-optic broadband today, for the lucky few who can get it
04.12.12

BT super-charges fiber-optic broadband today, for the lucky few who can get it

Excuse our sour grapes, but the fortunate proportion of Britons with access to BT's fibre fiber-opt...

By D. Cooper,   04.12.12
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11.09.11
Shaw plants 100Gbps fibers in Canada, watches them grow
11.09.11

Shaw plants 100Gbps fibers in Canada, watches them grow

Consumers can dream of 1Gbps, businesses might ask for 10Gbps, but here's the next step along tha...

By S. Sakr,   11.09.11
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