“Comcast chief Brian Roberts during his turn on stage at the Cable Show on Thursday showed an example of the practical possibilities of cable modem Internet access in the future,” Electronista reports.
“Using a 1.08Gbps testbed, the executive successfully downloaded a 23-episode season of 30 Rock in about 99 seconds,” Electronista reports. “The best current cable Internet access in the US tops out at about 100Mbps.”
Electronista reports, “Also at the show floor was a 100Mbps symmetrical connection that used channel bonding to get historically slow upload speeds to match those for the downloads. At these speeds, a 2GB file transfers in less than three minutes regardless of the direction.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Fred Mertz” for the heads up.]