Fiber speeds boosted '2,000 times'

Scientists at Bangor University in Wales say they've come up with a way to boost the performance of optical networks to reach speeds of up to 20Gbps.

Will the real Thunderbolt please stand up?

Intel's Thunderbolt transfer protocol will likely remain copper-based - rather than fiber optic-powered - for the foreseeable future.

Google launches site to track its fiber deployment

In case you hadn't heard, Google is working to bring ultra high-speed fiber optic networks to communities around the country. Now, you can track exactly where this project is making progress.