Broadband speeds that are 2,000 times faster without a massive hike in costs? “Yes” say a team of UK researchers, who believe they are on the way to cracking how to cram more data down optic fibers – without breaking the bank, BBC News reports. The scientists at Bangor University in north Wales have already managed to pump 20 gigabits of data every second – enough to download a full HD movie in 10 seconds…

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