DailyDirt: Speedy Connections In The Future

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Who doesn't like a fast broadband connection? The faster, the better! The only problem seems to be that there are some capacity limits with current technology. Details, details. But what if there were some technologies that could vastly increase those capacity limits? There might be some awkward situations where fiber-based internet service wasn't as fast as a wireless connection. Perhaps ingrained data cap pricing tiers would still stick around? Here are just a few developments that could bring much faster broadband (someday, maybe). If you'd like to read more awesome and interesting stuff, check out this unrelated (but not entirely random!) Techdirt post via StumbleUpon.
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Filed Under: bell labs, broadband, copper, data cap, exaflood, fiber, oam, orbital angular momentum, wireless


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    nasch (profile), 24 Mar 2015 @ 9:29am

    Re: Begging the question

    Just to be clear, you're saying there is such a thing as high speed low latency connections, right? That doesn't mean such a thing is always available on any given infrastructure.

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