Fiber-optic Internet Available across Canada

CA Net 3, Is the fibre-optic System which offers faster and more reliable connections to the Internet, inaugurated by Canada in 1998.

Date:
      1998
Location:
      Canada


For More Information:

  • CA*net 3
    In February 1998, CA*net 3 was announced. This fibre optic network was the first of its kind in the world, as it was developped first and foremost as a fibre optic/data based network. It could deliver up to 40-gigabit capability (that is 250 times faster than CA*net 2). Imagine: the 2.5 hour movie Titanic downloaded in .5 seconds.
  • wikipedia – CANARIE
    CANARIE manages and evolves components of digital research infrastructure for Canada’s research, education and innovation communities. CANARIE is a non-profit corporation, founded in 1993, and receives the majority of its funding from the Government of Canada. CANARIE operates and evolves the national backbone network of Canada’s National Research and Education Network (NREN).

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