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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 November 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 January 11, 2014

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Asian submarine cable system going live in 2015 as Korea's KT hooks up

The new fiber-optic cables will connect nine countries and be capable of speeds of up to 38.3 terabits per second, the Korean network says.

By September 5, 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 March 6, 2014

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Google hires former Qualcomm exec to speed up Fiber

Dennis Kish now leads the search company's ultra-fast fiber Internet service as it expands to more US cities.

By September 16, 2014

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Race to gigabit Internet service takes off

Four years after the National Broadband Plan, communities and carriers are deploying next-gen infrastructure that will bring gigabit speed Internet to homes, universities, and businesses.

By August 31, 2014

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Cox to join Gigabit broadband party

Cox Communications will join Google and AT&T in offering residential customers 1Gbps broadband by the end of the year, the cable operator's CEO told Bloomberg TV.

By April 30, 2014

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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 March 19, 2014

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AT&T throws cold water on European acquisitions

Chief Financial Officer John Stephens says "the window of opportunity for owning assets is closing," and says AT&T will focus more on the US, including expanding its GigaPower fiber service.

By March 12, 2014

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Will Comcast and Time Warner be AT&T and T-Mobile redux?

If regulators borked the $39 billion merger of the No. 2 and No. 4 wireless carriers, is the $45 billion combo of the two biggest cable companies doomed? The competitive dangers are very different.

By February 13, 2014