How Often Do New Cable Technologies Come Out?
In 2018, Speedtest Intelligence reported that fixed broadband speeds increased from 2017 to 2018 by 26%. The year before, the same agency measured fixed broadband speeds increasing from 2016 to 2017 by 31%. The average speed of internet downloads grew from 11.4 MBps in 2014 to almost 19 MBps in 2017, a speed increase over time made possible by innovations in data cabling moving at Ethernet speeds. Let’s explore the history of cable technologies and how often new types of cabl