Fiber optic lines can double as earthquake detectors
The slightest jostles could give away seismic activity.
New York City sues Verizon over its fiber rollout
Officials claim the provider welched on its FiOS promise.
Your clothing could soon have stealthy heart rate sensors
You could even chuck it in the washing machine.
Nokia wires an apartment complex with 52Gbps fiber
Multi-gigabit speeds might be realistic for your rental.
Terabit fiber optic speeds just came closer to reality
Nokia and Deutsche Telekom have managed 1Tbps in the field thanks to clever transmissions.
Verizon policy: switch from copper to fiber, or no fix for you
A leak shows that Verizon refuses to fix copper landlines if you won't upgrade to fiber.
Google Fiber drops free basic service in its original city
Unless you're in a low-income area, you'll have to pay up in Kansas City.
Scientists push a record 57Gbps through fiber optic lines (update)
The limits on data transmission were just broken again.
Google Fiber is coming to San Francisco
Gigabit internet access is coming to the area's apartments and condos.