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Fast fiber-optic broadband spreads across developed world

Double-digit growth means high-speed fiber links are becoming more common in Europe and America. Copper lines keep getting faster, though, and some network operators aren't eager to pay for upgrades.

By January 11, 2014

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Fiber-optic cables could be the key to NSA snooping

The NSA may have employed an old-school spy technique -- updated for the Internet age -- to gain access to data from tech giants like Google and Yahoo, reports The New York Times.

By November 26, 2013

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Google’s fiber effect: Fuel for a broadband explosion

The mere promise of Google Fiber seems to be enough to send rivals scrambling to deliver ultrafast Internet service at a reasonable price. Just look at Austin, Texas.

By April 30, 2014

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Corning's USB 3.0 optical cable aims for 5Gbps up to 30 meters

Corning says its new USB 3.0 cable is thinner, lighter, and bendable to your heart's desire.

By April 15, 2014

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Cisco buys CoreOptics to help scale fiber networks

CoreOptics' engineering expertise is focused on designing digital application-specific integrated circuits and modulation formats, as well as optical systems, applications, and network architecture.

By May 22, 2010

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AT&T attempts to out-Google Google in Austin fiber race

The telco says it will begin offering its "GigaPower" service to Austin and surrounding areas this year, with further expansion and a 1-gigabit connection planned in 2014. But how much will it cost?

By September 30, 2013

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Will Intel and USB make fiber optics mainstream?

The powerful chipmaker hopes its Light Peak project will bring fiber optic speeds to ordinary computer users, and USB is the logical path to get there.

By September 28, 2009

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Google exec sees Google Fiber as a 'moneymaker'

Google Fiber head Milo Medin says the company is not just conducting an expensive research project in Kansas City and other places getting the technology. He expects the gigabit fiber networks to make money.

By May 30, 2013

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Google Fiber heads to Austin

The tech giant is wiring the Texas capital city with its Gigabit service.

By April 9, 2013

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Is Google Fiber on track to become major broadband competitor?

A door-to-door survey of residents in Kansas City suggest that as many as 50 percent of households in Google Fiber neighborhoods are signing up for the service, which could drive the company to expand further across the nation.

By May 6, 2014