Panel: Firms with Latency Needs Focus Spend on Microwaves, Fat Fiber

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While some trading firms are willing to spend whatever it takes to achieve lower latency for market data, the number of firms in a position to do so has fallen as new distribution technologies such as microwave networks and high-bandwidth fiber connectivity increase the cost of keeping pace with the fastest traders, according to panelists at an event organized by datacenter provider Telx.

"Firms are still spending money to get faster between markets," said Andrew Kusminsky, chief operating offic

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