According to an article in CNN, China has created what it says is the world’s most fastest most advanced internet network. It can apparently travel at about 1.2 terabits (or 1,200 gigabits) each second several times faster than any internet network in the U.S. Faster internet service has national security and military implications for communications as well as implications for businesses. It would, for example render faster information transfers giving stock trading advantages.
In a press conference,Huawei and China Mobile officially launched the country’s next-generation backbone network, in partnership with Beijing’s Tsinghua University and Cernet, an education and research network funded by the Chinese government. The network is said to run on 1,800 miles of optic fiber cables between Beijing and the south, according to a translated press release. It did not share details on plans to expand throughout the country.
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