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fibre-optic

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Brit spy agency nabs personal data via fibre-optic cables

British spy agency GCHQ has been keeping tabs on our web activity and phone calls, according to new documents from a whistleblower.

By June 22, 2013

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TalkTalk takes on BT Infinity with superfast fibre-optic broadband

TalkTalk's super-fast broadband is open for business -- but how does it compare against BT Infinity?

By April 5, 2011

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Mio Link heart rate monitor

The $99 Mio Link uses its optical sensor to track your heart rate.

February 23, 2014

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World's first carbon-fibre 3D printer announced

The Mark One 3D carbon-fibre printer has been announced at the SolidWorks World conference in San Diego.

By January 28, 2014

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BT and Alcatel supercharge broadband to 1.4Tbps on UK fibre

The two companies' trial hit speeds of 1.4 million megabits on existing cables -- 10,000 times faster than the best broadband you can buy.

By January 22, 2014

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Super Switch On Day sees fibre broadband go live in rural UK

A whole heap of green fibre broadband boxes have gone live around the country, connecting up previously tardy streets in rural towns and villages.

By December 18, 2013

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NBN fibre to the node restricts open access, report says

NBN Co's confidential advice to the incoming government was that fibre to the node would restrict users to only one ISP, where fibre to the premises was more versatile.

By December 11, 2013

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Sky Hub lets you install fast fibre without an engineer visit

The new Sky Hub lets you switch to Sky Fibre Broadband yourself without requiring an engineer to pay you a visit.

By December 3, 2013

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BT Infinity fibre-optic broadband: Not infinite in any sense of the word

With the announcement of BT's new fibre service, we took a look at what's on offer, how much it costs, and how the whole thing works -- we also question the truthiness of the brand name

By January 22, 2010

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Microsoft urges NBN review to reconsider high-speed fibre

Microsoft's managing director wants the NBN to be as fast as possible and much prefers the previous Labor government's fibre-to-the-premises plan over the Liberal Party's cut-down fibre to the node.

By November 7, 2013