Forget running fiber to your house – cable internet can now do 10Gbps

Best internet provider 2017

Fiber internet is one of those things that politicians keep promising, and everyone keeps lusting over. Unfortunately. running a dedicated fiber line to everyone's house is crazy expensive and massively impractical, so companies have been toying with various "last mile" solutions to get nearly-fiber speeds to everyone's house.

Thanks to CableLabs, the telecoms R&D company that invented the DOCSIS standard cable modems use today, things are about to get a lot easier. The company has announced the release of full-duplex DOCSIS, capable of speeds of 10Gbps down and 10Gbps up over a humble copper coaxial cable.

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Forget running fiber to your house – cable internet can now do 10Gbps

Best internet provider 2017

Fiber internet is one of those things that politicians keep promising, and everyone keeps lusting over. Unfortunately. running a dedicated fiber line to everyone's house is crazy expensive and massively impractical, so companies have been toying with various "last mile" solutions to get nearly-fiber speeds to everyone's house.

Thanks to CableLabs, the telecoms R&D company that invented the DOCSIS standard cable modems use today, things are about to get a lot easier. The company has announced the release of full-duplex DOCSIS, capable of speeds of 10Gbps down and 10Gbps up over a humble copper coaxial cable.

Continue reading...

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Chris Mills

October 13th


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