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Danish university transfers data at record-breaking 43Tbps over a single fiber

By Mikael Ricknäs, IDG News Service | August 4th, 2014 The new record surpassed the old one for single-laser, single-fiber transmission by a margin of 11Tbps. Using souped-up fiber, the Technical University of Denmark has set a new record for transmitting data over one channel: 43 terabits per second. The High-Speed Optical Communications group at …

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Android grabs record 85 percent smartphone share

By Tim Hornyak, IDG News Service | July 30th, 2014 Large-screen iPhones could pose a threat to Google’s dominance, said Strategy Analytics. Google’s dominance of the smartphone market has reached new heights, with its Android operating system now accounting for a record 84.6 percent share of global smartphone shipments, according to research by Strategy Analytics. …

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Wave of 100Gbps ‘mega’ DDoS attacks hits record level in 2014

By John E Dunn, Techworld | July 16th, 2014 Mega is going giga. Huge DDoS attacks are becoming a regular occurrence with over 100 incidents breaching the psychological 100Gbps barrier that used to be seen as signifying trouble, new figures from Arbor Networks have confirmed. Arbor’s numbers drawn from its Atlas monitoring of traffic through …

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Bell Labs claims new speed record over regular old copper wiring

By Jon Gold, Network World | July 10th, 2014 10Gbps speed reached using experimental new protocol. Most of the higher-speed Internet connections used by businesses these days require fiber-optic cabling, but Alcatel-Lucent’s Bell Labs division claimed this week to have reached 10Gbps using nothing but new transmission technology and ordinary copper wiring. The technology, called …

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World Record as Alcatel-Lucent Push 10Gbps Broadband Down Copper Lines

By Mark Jackson, ISPreview UK | July 9th, 2014 Telecom giant Alcatel-Lucent appears, perhaps to the dismay of fibre optic campaigners, to have given the traditional copper telephone line a new lease of life after its Bell Labs research division claimed to set a new world record by delivering “ultra-broadband” speeds of 10,000Mbps (Megabits per …

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