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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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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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Intel brings Nehalem to notebooks, makes light of cables

At Intel Developer Forum, processor chief Dadi Perlmutter also touts a new fiber-optic replacement for video, audio, and network leads.

By September 23, 2009

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John Cioffi joins the show to explain the difference between fiber optic cable and copper cable. Find out what you should know and why you should care.

John Cioffi joins the show to explain the difference between fiber optic cable and copper cable. Find out what you should know and why you should care.

By August 27, 2009

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The Real Deal 176: Fiber versus copper

John Cioffi joins the show to explain the difference between fiber optic cable and copper cable. Find out what you should know and why you should care.

By August 27, 2009

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Cuba and Venezuela to lay undersea Internet cable

Cuba is teaming up with Venezuela to lay fiber-optic cable to bring high-speed Internet access to the island nation, according to documents recently made public.

By July 18, 2008

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Short Take: Fiber-optic cable to connect Europe, U.S.

An international consortium of 30 telecommunications carriers, including AT&T and MCI, have agreed to build the Columbus III Cable System, an undersea fiber-optic cable connecting Southern Europe and the United States. The 10,000-kilometer cable will eventually operate at 40 gbps and cost an estimated $236 million. The project will be completed and begin service by September 1999.

By February 11, 1998

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Let there be light, optical cables included

New company Sunlight Direct looks to commercialize a system for piping daylight into buildings through fiber optic cables. Photos: Sunlight's system

By August 30, 2006

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Verizon hires cable exec for TV service

The telco is gearing up to take on cable TV networks directly, using its fiber optic lines.

By September 15, 2004