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The current maximum bit rate for channels operating in backbone networks is 100Gbps. T-Labs working with Alcatel-Lucent said on Friday that the usable bit rate of the new technology would be 400Gbps per channel. "While the bar is higher for fibre-optic transmission in a laboratory setting, this record was set under real-world conditions in the Telekom optical network on a route of 734km from Berlin to Hanover and back by speed of light," Deutsche Telekom said. As T-Labs's system allows for up to 48 ch

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