Internet slowdowns might become a thing of the past

A new way of providing the same optical bandwidth optimization as one sees in huge-scale core networks could appear in homes and small businesses.

Internet slowdowns might become a thing of the past
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Internet throughput issues, prevalent in many homes, may become a thing of the past thanks to a new and inexpensive invention that copies how major internet networks perform data links between cities and countries.

Scientists at University College London (UCL) say they’ve figured out how to bring down the cost of highly efficient optical transceivers so that they can be installed en masse around consumer environments.

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