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Beware The Long-Term Maintenance Cost of Micro-trenching
Thursday, August 25, 2022

Here’s who is – and isn’t – using micro-trenching for their fiber builds. Fiber rollouts are ramping up across the U.S., but the way companies are planning to get their infrastructure deployed varies. Of course, there are the traditional aerial...

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WISPs: The Real Heroes Bridging the Digital Divide
Monday, August 22, 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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RETHINKING YOUR DATA CENTER NETWORK
Friday, August 19, 2022

DATA CENTER DESIGN A reliable data center makes cloud computing possible and enables this digital transformation. It is critical to evaluate your data center network and ensure your organization’s needs are properly supported. According to Statista, spending on data center...

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Understanding Dark Fiber: 4 Advantages of Switching to the Dark Side
Wednesday, August 17, 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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Top Causes for Business Fiber Internet Outages: Accidents, Animals
Wednesday, August 3, 2022

DO YOU KNOW THE MOST COMMON CAUSE OF BUSINESS FIBER INTERNET OUTAGES?     I’ve got some good news–it happens to the best of us.  Business fiber internet outages are more common than one would think, and the solution is...

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Connecting Blockchain Datacenters for the Always-On Consumer
Monday, July 25, 2022

Blockchain technology and cryptocurrency are transforming the way information is distributed and how digital assets are shared. Datacenters today must adapt to these modern technologies to keep pace with their customer’s needs. The new datacenter requires an infrastructure that can...

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The NTIA aims to reach broadband speeds 10x that of 6 years ago.
Monday, July 18, 2022

GAO calls for cohesive federal strategy to curb fragmented broadband funding Although there is a bevy of available federal broadband funding, the fragmented landscape is poised to hinder broadband access, according to a new Government Accountability Office (GAO) report. The...

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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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