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Better broadband Cable Labs displays 10G, the future cable connection

Comcast the road to 10G


There’s one thing within the air in Louisville, Colorado — or extra particularly, within the wires. Buzzing alongside miles of networking cabling, zipping via sign repeaters: It’s the way forward for the Web.

On Thursday morning at the residence of CableLabs — which payments itself as “the main innovation and R&D lab for the cable trade” — community engineers and representatives from a number of the nation’s high web suppliers got here collectively to showcase a number of the quickest speeds they’ve ever transmitted: 8Gbps downloads and 5Gpbs uploads, utilizing the world’s solely DOCSIS 4. Zero modems and a collection of networking applied sciences that CableLabs calls 10G.