Wednesday, April 06, 2005

Tomorrow's Net speeds could be up to 1,600% faster

If you think that today's high-speed Internet connections are fast, wait till you see what cable operators plan.

The industry's standard-settings unit, CableLabs, plans to endorse this month technology that will let operators boost speeds 400% to 1,600%, over their existing lines.

...businesses could easily arrange video conferences with high-definition TV. Consumers could download an entire HD movie in about five minutes vs. today's 22 minutes.