The Last Miles of The Internet

Talk by James Harrison (he/him) 👪

Friday from 12:20 PM - 1:00 PM in Stage A

How does your home router get to the "internet" in the UK? With the rise of alternative fibre networks, and major operators finally deploying fibre to the home, the copper cables that have connected us since the 1900s are being rapidly replaced with fibre networks. This talk will dive into the detail of how these new optical fibre access networks being deployed today actually work, and how cat videos get from the internet to your home.

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