May 16, 2016
The growth of broadband has, on occasion, seen the blockage that out-of-date dial-up presented, shift from the connection to the customer’s home, to the diverse fundamentals of the provider’s core network.
As a constituent of its upgrades to get ready for the roll-out of its 50Mbps cable broadband service, Virgin Media is to upgrade the speed of its core fibre network.
The upgrade ought to witness the core network escalating from 10Gbps to 40Gbps, devoid of the necessity to replace the countless kilometres of fibre linking the major nodes.
From the Silicon.com article which exposes that the connection has previously been tested between London and Manchester, it is not obvious how much of a disparity this will make to local contention issues.