What is a Terabit Internet?

Today, as I am reviewing content from Envision Design’s curated magazine on Flipboard, Geek[s] Applied, I have a thought that I have thought before:  “What does this even mean?!”  This posting by Richard Wall has me scratching my head, and I admit, I am out of my depth in even attempting to spotlight it with anything more than awe and confusion…

But,

apparently, we are approaching a “theoretical maximum information transfer rate” on fiber link on the internet.  An “unprecedented transmission capacity” of 1-terabit-per-second is the rate of internet connections.  Implications?  Not sure!  But I did read on the Gizmodo article that data service providers will be challenged to create more 5G networks to accommodate the speed and data sustainably.

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