A team of engineers at the University College London have developed new technologies based on the existing fiber optics network of cables to achieve a record breaking speed of 178Tbps.
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Akamai has released its latest State of the Internet report, for the second quarter of 2016. The report shows Asian and European countries leading the way in terms of average connection speeds.
MyRepublic CEO Malcolm Rodrigues says Australia has "stuffed" its $41bn broadband network. He says Australia's internet speed will remain inferior after completion, ahead of the ISP's launch.
Thanks to lasers, fiber optics and a lot of brain power NASA has managed to get broadband internet on the moon with speeds averaging 19 Mbps - higher than the UK national average according to Ofcom.
A vice-president at Internet backbone provider Level 3 claims six unnamed ISPs are "deliberately" refusing to upgrade their networks and in so doing have caused net speeds to decrease.
BT has announced that it has used a new "flexible grid' infrastructure" on an existing core fiber connection in London to achieve "real world" broadband speeds of up to 1.4 Tbps.