Alcatel-Lucent "successfully transmitted a world record
25.6 Terabits per second (Tb/s)of optical data over a single fiber strand, using 160 Wavelength-Division Multiplexed (WDM) channels - enough bandwidth to transmit the data from more 600 DVDs per second.
Alcatel-Lucent's transmission results "surpassed the previous transmission record of 14 Tb/s, established in September 2006."
Creator: Gerald D. Thurman
Created: 28 March 2007