Dark fiber has certainly reemerged as a new hot medium to provide underlying support for the insatiable desire from consumers and businesses for content. The ongoing build out of dark fiber routes by a host of competitive and even incumbent providers will provide plenty of opportunities for network construction companies to participate.
In FierceTelecom's latest feature article, Sean Buckley takes a look at the upward swing that dark fiber is on and how even major ILECs are utilizing the technology.
Demand for dark fiber is coming from a few key sources: wireless operators, schools taking advantage of changes in the FCC's E-rate program, and content owners that need to get connectivity to data centers and major Internet interconnection points.
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