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So I thought this was pretty interesting. Thoughts?

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Imagine being able to download three-months-worth of HD video in one second. If it sounds implausible, it’s not. Two different research groups have been working on a way to speed up fiber optic technology to record-setting broadband speeds.
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Hard drive bottleneck?

    
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Do want!
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Network technology needs a great big push upward. The year 2000 was mostly dial up 56k, now we need mostly 100mbit speeds.
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Originally Posted by Phantom123 View Post
Network technology needs a great big push upward. The year 2000 was mostly dial up 56k, now we need mostly 100mbit speeds.
At this rate im sure 1gb/s will the the norm.
    
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We need faster storage tech. Although getting everyone at least 10Mbit up and down would be nice as well.
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Thats nice shame the avg is like 5mbps lol.
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Hard drive bottleneck?

Naaaa!

Ok, now implement this in a realistic way. Like a backbone.
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Time warner charges $55/month for 8mbit internet here. Wonder what they'd charge for this.
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if this could be implemented everywhere, cloud computing will be big. I still find it a little slow to stream multiple videos in my house on comcast's top tier package for my area. its like 15 up 5 down but in speedtest i usually get 18 up 7 down
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