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  • noun Plural form of terabit.


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  • Nowadays, several terabits per second can be transmitted in a single fibre.

    The Nobel Prize in Physics 2009 - Illustrated Presentation 2009

  • NTT said it would buy Pacific Crossing Ltd., which operates the undersea cable offering 3.2 terabits per second of capacity.

    Japan’s NTT Snaps Up Undersea Cable Co. 2009

  • With customers such as the NBA, Clear Channel and Fox Interactive, Akamai delivers 15% to 30% of the Internet's traffic at rates that reach more than 4 terabits/second.

    Akamai: Why our IPv6 upgrade is harder than Google's 2010

  • Right now, the multi-chassis core race pits Cisco's Carrier Routing System against Juniper's T Series for tens – even hundreds -- of terabits supremacy.

    Cisco vs Juniper 2010

  • Though many older cables are still operative, all the activity has rendered networks insufficient, requiring newer ones capable of handling traffic measured in terabits, or one trillion bits, per second instead of much smaller megabits a second.

    Internet Logjams Spur Cable Boom 2008

  • In 2050, we're going to use about terabits, 26 trillion watts, if growth continues along these lines.

    CNN Transcript Apr 22, 2007 2007

  • The world in 2000 will have used about 13 terabits of energy.

    CNN Transcript Apr 22, 2007 2007

  • If we want to avoid crossing the red line on global warming, on CO2 in the atmosphere and grow from 13 terabits to 26 terabits, we need to, Wolf, basically save as much energy as we're now using, 13 terabits, and we need to produce from clean, emission-free sources -- wind, solar, biofuels -- another 13 terabits of energy.

    CNN Transcript Apr 22, 2007 2007

  • Network, a submarine fiber optic network capable of providing 1.2 terabits of bandwidth from Hawaii to mainland US, and 480 gigabits of capacity to Fiji, Australia and New Zealand.

    Boing Boing: December 19, 2004 - December 25, 2004 Archives 2004

  • A joint team of German and Japanese researchers, by experimenting with different frquencies, have managed to pump 2.56 terabits per second down a fiber optic cable.

    New Data Transmission Record | Blog | Futurismic 2006


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