WORLD'S FASTEST INTERNET SPEED SEES DOWNLOAD SPEEDS 1 MILLION…

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News Story Source: https://www.independent.co, Anthony Cuthbertson
Researchers in Australia have achieved a world record internet speed of 44.2 terabits per second, allowing users to download 1,000 HD movies in a single second.

A team from Monash, Swinburne and RMIT universities used a "micro-comb" optical chip containing hundreds of infrared lasers to transfer data across existing communications infrastructure in Melbourne.

The highest commercial internet speed anywhere in the world is currently in Singapore, where the average download speed is 197.3 megabits per second (mbps).

In Australia, the average download speed is 43.4 mbps – 1 million times slower than the speeds achieved in the latest test.

"There's a bit of a global race on at the moment to get this technology to a commercial stage, as the micro-comb at its heart is useful in a really broad range of existing technologies," Dr Bill Corcoran from Monash University, told The Independent.

"I'd guess that we could see devices l
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