Tapping into long-lost fiber facilities

Hidden fiberAny community that wants to provide broadband services to residential and business customers, without the hassle of dealing with an incumbent telco or cable operator, could find they are sitting on fiber loops that are either underused or completely unused and forgotten after the dot-com bubble blew in 2001. FierceTelecom chronicles how a number of cities and towns are putting these dormant assets to good use. Read more...

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