Copper wire might be better than Fibre
All it required was a bit of research
While the world+dog is investing in expensive fibre-optic cable for Internet use, researchers have found that the old copper wire can achieve data rates three times higher at a fraction of the price.
UK ready to spend billions on fibre
Needs to end network constipation
The UK is set to create the conditions for BT to invest billions of pounds in rolling out full fibre broadband nationwide by giving it flexibility on the pricing of its fastest services for the long term.
Europe switching to high fibre
Getting the net moving
European fibre-to-the-home and fibre-to-the-building coverage is growing according to new figures.
UK goes on a full-fibre diet
Catching up with the rest of the world
Britain set out plans to promote the roll out of full-fibre broadband, including targeting public money at rural areas and insisting that the fastest connections are included as standard in new build properties.
Orange sued over fibre optic network coverage
Rival wanted a bigger share
French telecom operator Orange has revealed that the rival roast beef-eating telecom group SFR was suing it.
Google abandoning fibre projects
Wireless will get things moving
Google has decided that fibre is rather old hat and is walking away from wires in favour of wireless tech.
Intel confirms that Macs will get fibre
Fibre will create Thunderbolt and smell of beans