EU, Japan join forces to develop networks at 100 Gbps

Friday 5 July 2013 | 09:10 CET | News
The European Union and Japan want to address the growing need for capacity by joining forces on six major projects aimed at redefining internet architectures. The projects will receive a total of EUR 18 million in funding, and address challenges such as cyber security, network capacity, storage, high density data traffic and energy efficiency. The Strauss project will look to build fibre networks at more than 100 Gbps, or 5000 times faster than the current average broadband speed in Europe. The MiWEBA project will handle capacity, by making better use of existing radio frequencies in order to

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.


Already registered?

Categories: Internet
Countries: Europe / Japan / World
::: add a comment
This article is part of dossier


Add comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Telefonica picks Kaspersky Lab for cyber-security services

Published 12 Jun 2014 08:38 CET | Europe
Kaspersky Lab has signed a cooperation agreement with Telefonica, to provide its customers in Europe and Latin America with ...

CEA-Leti announces Euro-Japanese smart city R&D project

Published 24 Jul 2013 08:35 CET | Europe
French research institute CEA-Leti and a group European and Japanese companies, research institutes, universities and cities have ...

Telefonica, Israeli govt to jointly promote new technologies

Published 16 Jul 2013 12:29 CET | Israel
Telefonica's research and development unit, Telefonica I+D, and the Ministry of Economy of Israel have signed a collaboration ...

Orange unveils smart city strategy

Published 08 Jul 2013 13:01 CET | France
Orange has unveiled a five-point strategy to help cities address new challenges and become smart cities. The operator intends to: ...