Beijing: China has introduced the world to the next generation of high-speed internet, with a bandwidth of 1.2 terabytes per second (1200 terabytes per second).
According to a press conference held at Beijing’s Tsinghua University, the ultra-high-speed next-generation internet, covering over 3,000 kilometers of a long transmission network connecting the cities of Beijing, Wuhan, and Guangzhou, was developed in collaboration with Tsinghua University, China Mobile, Huawei, and CERNET.com.
A significant technical success of the Future Internet Technology Infrastructure (FITI) project by the ITU (International Telecommunication Union), its testing began on July 31 of the current year. Since then, it has been functioning stably and reliably, successfully completing various test phases.
The FITI Back Bone, locally developed in China, operates on next-generation internet technology, including 1.2 tera ultra-high-speed IP v6 interfaces and crucial technologies like ultra-high-speed multi-path aggregation.
Both the software and hardware of FITI Back Bone are domestically produced. Forty Chinese universities, including Tsinghua University, contribute to the development of the FITI ITU IP v6 technology.
The high-performance backbone network has nodes in 35 cities nationwide, providing connectivity to 40 universities. FITI Back Bone, with its outstanding performance, initiated operations in April 2021 and achieved interconnection facilities for both IP v4 and IP v6 tests domestically and internationally.