How fast is Florida LambdaRail?
- The speed of FLR is currently up to 10 gigabits* per second (one light wave).
- The commodity (commercial) Internet runs at speeds of 300 megabits** per second.
- FLR has the capacity to go to a total of 32 light waves.
*In data communications, a gigabit is one billion bits, or 1,000,000,000 (that is, 109) bits.
**When used to described data transfer rates, it refers to one million bits. Networks are often measured in megabits per second, abbreviated as Mbps.
NOTE: FLR participates in peering connections with the major players, such as Amazon, Google, YouTube, Apple, Microsoft, Netflix, 300+ universities, research and education establishments, etc.