Cable Broadband Hits Shuttle Speeds


Since 1994, cable has increased broadband speeds dozens of times, often by many orders of magnitude. Earlier this year The Connectivist released an infographic revealing just how dramatic the change over the last 17 years has been.

So when an all new top residential broadband speed was announced (a whopping 505 Mbps), the chart needed an update. This week’s #BroadData is the re-released cable broadband chart, complete with a space shuttle reference point.

The space shuttle is the fastest thing ever built. So the question now is, when cable goes faster, what will we use for comparison?


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