657 Results for

fibre-optic

Article

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 Jun. 22, 2013

Article

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 Apr. 5, 2011

Article

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

Article

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

Article

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 Jan. 22, 2014

Article

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 Jan. 22, 2010

Article

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 Dec. 18, 2013

Article

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 Dec. 3, 2013