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Is a fiber connection really better than cable for gaming?

Is a fiber connection really better than cable for gaming? The short answer is ‘usually’—here’s why, and how to test your connection to make sure you’ve got the best one available. The debate has gone on for over a decade at this point: whether a fiber-based optical internet connection is best for gaming, or if […]

Why is fibre optic technology ‘faster’ than copper?

Why is fibre optic technology ‘faster’ than copper? Why does information travel ‘faster’ down fibre optic cable than copper wire? As the name suggests, fibre optic technology uses pulses of light to carry data along strands of glass or plastic. It’s the technology of choice for the government’s National Broadband Network (NBN), which promises to […]