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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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Facebook, Google, Yahoo commit to ‘World IPv6 Day’ trial

By Carolyn Duffy Marsan, Network World January 12, 2011 09:02 AM ET Several of the Internet’s most popular Web sites – including Facebook, Google and Yahoo – have agreed to participate in the first global-scale trial of IPv6, the long-anticipated upgrade to the Internet’s main communications protocol known as IPv4. FOR BACKGROUND: IPv6 Tutorial The …

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