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Understanding Dark Fiber: 4 Advantages of Switching to the Dark Side
Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Many businesses are turning to a dark fiber network as a way to save money while bandwidth, latency, and financial demands escalate. Let’s imagine that a business finds itself with increasing connectivity needs, growing bandwidth requirements, and a push for...

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WISPs: The Real Heroes Bridging the Digital Divide
Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Over the past five years, the number of smartphone users worldwide has grown by 2.5 billion people With more than 6 billion people using their devices to connect to social media, stream videos, and level up their gaming on apps...

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Top causes of fiber outages
Tuesday, March 15, 2022

One of the top causes of fiber cuts is accidents, second only to small animals. DO YOU KNOW THE MOST COMMON CAUSE OF FIBER OUTAGES?   I’ve got bad news and more bad news.  “Global internet outages continue to climb...

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FiberLight Delivers Enhanced Dedicated Internet Access to Increase Network Uptime, Speed and Reliability
Tuesday, March 1, 2022

FiberLight supports dedicated 100Gb Direct Internet Access, providing existing customers with diverse connection paths and full transport diversity. When FiberLight recently announced the launch of its latest high-capacity internet access point-of-presence (PoP) in Houston, Texas, the news marked a significant...

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Staying Connected in a Remote/Hybrid Work Environment Is More Critical Than Ever
Thursday, February 3, 2022

Now that much of America is working remotely, we are more dependent than ever on our ability to stay connected. NETWORK UPTIME IS MORE CRITICAL THAN EVER   Constant Network Uptime Working remotely has forever changed the business landscape. While...

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Are You Overworked, Underrepresented, and Stressed Out?
Thursday, January 20, 2022

80% of employers are doing more work with fewer people, according to IBM. IT Workers say they are Overworked, Underrepresented, and Stressed Out   Before the Pandemic, companies feared employees who worked remotely would not remain productive; now that we...

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Options for Fiber in the Public Sector
Monday, January 17, 2022

Fiber Light’s Public Sector Team - Finding Solutions, Delivering Broadband to Rural Communities When the COVID-19 pandemic shuttered offices, made schools transition to online learning and accelerated the transition to telemedicine, access to secure and reliable high-speed internet emerged as...

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Closing the Broadband Divide – Connecting Rural Communities
Tuesday, January 4, 2022

Connecting Rural Communities: Q&A with FiberLight’s Lance Steckel It’s no secret that access to high-speed internet is critical for connecting us in today’s modern world, yet a shocking number of people in the United States lack broadband access. FCC data...

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What $65 Billion in Broadband Funding Means for Rural Communities
Monday, November 29, 2021

A $1 trillion infrastructure bill was recently announced that guarantees $65 billion in funding to improve broadband access for rural areas, low-income families and tribal communities. FCC data shows that currently only 44 percent of US residents have access to fiber networks, and this legislation aims...

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Furry or slimy – all friends of FiberLight
Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Here at FiberLight, we believe in providing our clients with reliable, resilient fiber infrastructure that powers their business forward. And in order to do that, we often find ourselves constructing new fiber routes across large sections of our country, conducting...

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