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Japan Has Shattered the Internet Speed Record at 319 Terabits per Second
It is compatible with modern-day cable infrastructure. This could literally change everything. Crucially, the novel four-core optical fiber possesses the same diameter as a conventional single-core fiber, where integrating the new method into existing infrastructure will be far simpler than other technological overhauls to societal information systems.
This is what makes the new data transfer speed record really shine. Not only have the researchers in Japan blown the 2020 record out of the proverbial water, but they've done so with a novel engineering method capable of integrating into modern-day fiber optic infrastructure with minimal effort. We're nearing an age where the internet of the twenty-teens and early 2020s will look barbaric by comparison, in terms of signal speed and data transfer. It's an exciting time to be alive.