A new data transfer record of 43 terabits per second has been set in Denmark.
The world data transfer record has been shattered by the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) in Lyngby.
A team of scientists from the university managed to send data at 43 terabits per second (Tbps) with just one laser in the transmitter, eclipsing the previous record of 32Tbps set by Germany’s Karlsruhe Institute of Technology.
Data speed competition is helping to drive the development of technology capable of contending with the exponential growth of internet traffic, which is currently believed to be surging by up to 50 per cent a year.
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