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fiber-optic cable

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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 Nov. 26, 2013

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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 Jan. 11, 2014

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20,000km undersea cable to link Singapore to Europe

The new 100Gbps fiber-optic link will open up international communications for 15 telecommunications companies and protect against severed cables or other problems.

By Mar. 6, 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 Apr. 15, 2014

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Uncle Sam must intercede in Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal

If the US government allows this acquisition to go through, it has to make the deal conditional on a spin-off of the content business.

By Feb. 15, 2014

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Motorola SBG6782-AC Surfboard eXtreme Cable Modem

If you're looking to upgrade your existing cable-Internet-based home network, or start anew, the Motorola SBG6782-AC is currently the most complete and advanced all-in-one modem-router combo you can get. Non-cable users need not apply.

By Aug. 7, 2013

3.5 stars Editor's rating Aug. 7, 2013
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Google Fiber copycat to deliver 1Gbps broadband in Mississippi

Regional wireless provider C Spire is using the Google Fiber playbook to deliver ultra high-speed broadband in Mississippi. The move could signal a trend in which other companies use the Google business model to bring fiber to other regions of the US.

By Mar. 19, 2014

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Intel shows Light Peak fiber-optic technology in action

Intel debuted the first real-world application of its Light Peak fiber-optic technology at this year's European research showcase in Brussels, Belgium. T

By May. 4, 2010

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Vizio Co-Star LT

Vizio's new Vizio Co-Star LT smart-TV box has an HDMI input for integrating cable and onboard apps.

By Oct. 16, 2013

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AT&T poised to take gigabit fiber broadband to North Carolina

AT&T says it's in the final stages of negotiating a deal with cities in the North Carolina Triangle region to deploy its U-verse GigaPower gigabit fiber broadband service.

By Apr. 9, 2014