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Fastest ever broadband speeds

Alcatel-Lucent and BT achieve fastest real-world fiber speeds of 1.4Tb/s with a world record spectral efficiency of 5.7b/s/Hz over core network http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25840502
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At last some reasonable speed. When will this be available to PN Business accounts?  Grin
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'Fastest ever' broadband passes speed test

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25840502
Now that is superfast broadband!  Cheesy
I wonder when it's going to be rolled out to exchanges?  Smiley
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I just want 76Mbps, it's not a lot to ask by the looks of it... Grin
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I thought i was loosing the plot for a minute... sorry andy, I think you just pipped me to the post  Smiley
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I thought I was too....the power of mods Smiley
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enough to send 44 uncompressed HD films a second.

Now if only I could get SWMBO to do the shopping as quick Wink
On a serious note I'm struggling to think of real-world situations where such high speed would be needed.

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And I suspect when we look back from those speeds to the speeds we have now we will wonder how we managed back then......and I don't expect it to be all that long at the pace of technological advancement.
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This will have as much effect on our broadband speeds......
As HS2 will have on our pot holed roads.
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All I want is at least 40 Mb Fiber like Dad gets, there's a Fiber cabinet up the road from me but I spoke to PN 2 weeks ago and they said I wouldn't be able to get it till the beginning of February.
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In my case as my cabinet and the next one along are not on the councils BDUK roll out program  - the current assumption at the council is maybe between 2017 and 2020 for FTTC but only if extra funding in made available post BDUK finishing in 2016.
This is a village 8 miles from a city.
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If I can get fiber after next week though, will it be worth the extra 3 and half quid a month on my bill? Possibly, depends what speed I can get. normal Plusnet Broadband gives me 9 Mb now, which serves my purpose, it's plenty fast enough for Xbox gaming and Netflix streaming, but I could do so much more.
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RichAllen - What kind of speeds do you get at the moment? What's the expect uplift for you with fibre?
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I'd be happy with un-contended 20 Mbs in both directions.
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