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Why fiber must power the superfast broadband future

Note to future self

Imagine your Future Self, going about your disease-free, chemically-enhanced life in 2015. Yes, you have a jetpack and yes, you own a robot, but the key question is how much bandwidth will you need to watch your IPTV, browse your favorite Web 4.0 sites, download your (legal) P2P content, and video conference with your robotophobic mother-in-law? And will it be available?

A new report (PDF) out from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) suggests that your Future Self will need a 50Mbps download link in the next decade, and it surveys the worldwide race to get there that's raging between fiber to the home, VDSL, and DOCSIS 3.0 cable systems. In one important sense, though, fiber has already won.

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arstechnica.com
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Rob4Vendetta3302d ago

this is going to be awesome...count on me to download it!

Kakkoii3302d ago (Edited 3302d ago )

LordAnubis: You should have used a picture of a Fiber Optic Line and not a Coax Cable lol.

In other news: Was an interesting read.

Lord Anubis3302d ago

lol, i know but that's what was available with the article.

:P

Kakkoii3302d ago

Google ftw, what I always do :P. (and maybe a little photoshop XD)