The new technology from Oxford University would see fibre beam light around the home but there are few hurdles.
Following the tradition of other Netgear products the ProSafe S3300 smart switch series brings scalable yet affordable 10GbE networking to the masses while also making it easy to exploit the extra bandwidth on offer.
BT, joined by Alcatel-Lucent, has broken the record for data transmission over fibre cables using real-world equipment.
Ofcom has announced it will launch an official investigation into BT's dominance of the UK's super-fast broadband market.
British Telecom has received a telling off after misleading would-be customers over when their area may receive high speed internet access.
The UK's network infrastructure is fast arriving at "capacity crunch" point, according to research fom the University of Southampton.
BT has launched a new UK-wide public survey to find the UK's next fibre-optic based high-speed internet hotspots.
The UK government's Culture Secretary, James Hunt has scrapped the previous government's pledge to deliver 2Mbit-per-second broadband to every British citizen by 2015, claiming that the plan was impractical.