Japan smashes internet speed record at 319 terabits per second

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Researchers used special add-ons in their experiments, including a combination of rare earth minerals

Researchers at Japan's National Institute Information & Communication Technology (NICT) claim to have achieved a record-setting internet speed of 319 terabits per second (Tb/s), smashing the previo...

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