Thursday, May 26, 2022

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An innovative technology for 6G communication networks

A new waveguide could revolutionize THz signal transmission and processing for faster and broader communication links.

World Record: Internet speed of 319 Tb/s over 3,001 km

>120 nm signal bandwidth comprising 552 WDM channels and using both-doped fiber and Raman amplification.

Increased internet-access spending improves academic outcomes

A study of 9,000 Texas public schools.

New data transfer system to transmit information 10 times faster than a USB

The advance could improve the energy efficiency of data centers and lighten the load for electronics-rich vehicles.

UCL engineers achieved the record internet speed of 178 terabits per second

New internet speed record would allow downloading the entire Netflix library in less than a second.

Facebook builds a robot to install fiber-optic cable efficiently and cheaply

It aims to reduce the cost of deploying fiber cable to make internet service cheaper.

Loon launches its first commercial balloon-based internet service in Kenya

Through Loon technology, the company hopes to provide Internet access to rural and remote areas in Kenya.

Aqua-Fi: An underwater WiFi system

The Internet continues to be an information and communication tool worldwide, yet we struggle to connect to the web from underwater. Scientists are continuously putting...

World’s fastest internet speed from a single optical chip

In a new study, scientists used a significant class of micro-comb called soliton crystals and achieved ultra-high data transmission over 75 km of standard optical...

Scientists held individual atoms in place

For the first time in quantum physics, scientists from the University of Otago became successful in holding the individual atoms in place. They also...

Making the internet more energy efficient

The challenge lies in meeting that inevitable demand for capacity and performance while keeping costs at a reasonable level and minimizing the environmental impacts.

Alphabet’s Loon converts a stratospheric aircraft into an Internet drone

A technology capable of providing connectivity through an aircraft positioned in the stratosphere.

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