IETF Begins Drafting Process for Faster-Than-Light Internet | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) |


With the advent of ultra high-definition IPTV, consumer demand for ever higher Internet bandwidth shows no signs of relieving.


Researchers are also finding new ways to enhance transmission speeds, with a team from University of Southampton recently approaching the speed of light and speeds of up to 73.7 terabits-per-second in hollow fiber transmission, an improvement over traditional non-hollow fibers, where light propagates 31% slower than in vacuum.


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