[UPDATE 01/04] This story was, of course, a joke. Hypertext has no intention of launching a high speed wireless internet connectivity solution at this stage.

For the last six months, Hypertext has been working with a number of suppliers and infrastructure experts to build out the world’s first 6G network.

We’re calling it HyperG, and it is fast.

“After six months of 20 hour days we’ve finally managed to get a 12TB file to transfer wirelessly within a second,” head developer of Hypertext’s 6G network, Albert Amaqhinga told us excitedly on Monday morning.

Where 5G should offer up 20Gbps transfer speeds, HyperG promises to give you five times that with current testing putting average transfer speeds at 1 024Gbps.

While we can’t mention the partners we’ve employed to help us with HyperG just yet we can give you a bit of insight into how we managed to get speeds such as this.

For one we’re using a MIMO configuration for our antennae which may not sound revolutionary, but our configuration is. For our solution we’re using a 13X37 MIMO configuration as we found that this presented the most consistent ping in our testing.

In terms of back-end infrastructure we’ve decided the best way to get these speeds is to dial you directly into points of presence at key data centres around the country. This means that when connecting to a tower, your next connection will be directly to a data centre and a server hosting the services you are looking for.

Of course you might be wondering why we’re launching something we call 6G when US president Donald Trump was recently slammed for demanding the non-existent technology just a few months ago.

Naturally, we will be applying to the 3GPP for classification of the network, but 6G was a name we decided on last year for our secret project. Naturally when the US president mentioned it we immediately shut down operations and conducted an investigation into what we assumed was a leak.

Thankfully our investigation came up with nothing and various reports pointed out that perhaps, Trump had no idea what he was talking about.

As for when we plan to release the network, we’re currently investigating the sale of the technology to a local mobile network provider so we can’t give you a hard and fast date for when you’ll be able to start using HyperG.

That having been said, negotiations are looking good and it won’t be long until we have more news for you.

Brendyn Lotz writes news, reviews, and opinion pieces for Hypertext. His interests include SMEs, innovation on the African continent, cybersecurity, blockchain, games, geek culture and YouTube.