Telstra lays new Internet cable from Hawai'i to Australia

hain 250x407This is pretty nerdly stuff, but it’s important none the less. Telstra is laying a new Internet cable in the Pacific from Hawaii to Australia, but this isn’t some Ethernet jobby. No, this cable is capable of transporting 1.28 Terabits per second, sustained. According to IDM, that’s enough bandwidth to supply Australia with 160,000 HD channels, with plenty of room to spare.

So blokes from down under, fire up your Torrent trackers. Your porn just got faster.