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The Dark Fiber Community (DFC) is an online directory and real-world network of professionals in the communications network infrastructure development industry. Our members benefit from an expanded online presence and increased exposure in the industry, as well as receive perks such as exclusive discounts to certain industry events.

The DFC provides companies the power to share and make the world more open and connected. Companies use the DFC to increase their brand awareness, create and find business opportunities and stay connected with what their peers and competitors in the industry are doing. But like many organizations, it is up to you to derive value from your membership. Get involved and take advantage of the many opportunities the Dark Fiber Community offers.

We've outlined our membership options, some levels require more involvement than others, but you get out what you put in and we will be with you every step of the way. Let us know how we can help you promote your company.

Registered Member (FREE)

  • Directory Listing
    Improve your online visiblity with a listing in our member directory
  • DFC Member Discounts
    access to exclusive discounts on registration, memberships, associations, etc.
  • DFC Member Events
    invitation to all DFC sponsored events, DFC Socials, member events, etc.
  • Submit Member Content
    able to submit news, PR, photos, etc. for consideration to be displayed on our website, newsletters, and social channels
  • Event Listings
    list events your company is attending, appears on your profile and the event calendar listing
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DFC Plus ($69/mo*)

  • Includes all features of the DFC Basic plan in addition to...
  • Featured Member Listing
    your company is displayed at the at the top of the lists of members in your categories
  • Press Release Distribution
    your PRs are published on the website and included in monthly newsletter
  • Social Media Promotion
    content promotion on the DFC social media channels
  • Photo Uploads
    submit photos from your events to appear on the DFC Society / photo page
  • New Member Spotlight
    new member announcements in DFC newsletter, special email campaigns
  • Guest Bloggers
    opportunity to create / post blogs on the DFC site for more visibility
  • Member Reporting
    profile page view metrics
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DFC Platinum ($125/mo*)

  • Includes all features of the DFC Plus plan in addition to...
  • Email Distribution
    full takeover of our email newsletter, includes design (content subject to approval and frequency subject to availability)
  • Banner Advertisement on Homepage of DFC Site
    in-rotation with other premium member ads
  • Profile Pieces / Interviews
    you have a story and we will set you up with our team of dedicated writers
  • Member Development Program
    one-on-one phone calls with DFC leadership to discuss your industry trends, your goals, strategy, marketing, etc. (one 1-hour call per quarter)
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* Plans billed annually

Content submissions and distribution frequency is always subject to review and approval by DFC administration to ensure we only deliver high-quality, useful content to our members and subscribers, and that we only do so at a respectful pace.


Apply for Membership

If you are interested in becoming a member, please complete the form below. Your logo will be presented in the category(ies) your company directory serves.

Being specific and focused helps the buyers solve issues more efficiently. We will review and follow up with more information if necessary.

  • Network Services
  • AMEA
  • Internet Transit
  • Peering
  • Transport
  • APAC
  • Internet Transit
  • Peering
  • Transport
  • Caribbean
  • Internet Transit
  • Peering
  • Transport
  • Europe / UK
  • Internet Transit
  • Peering
  • Transport
  • LATAM
  • Internet Transit
  • Peering
  • Transport
  • N. America
  • Internet Transit
  • Peering
  • Transport
  • Dark Fiber Providers
  • AMEA
  • APAC
  • Caribbean
  • Europe / UK
  • LATAM
  • N. America
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • USA
  • Equipment
  • Cable Locating & Monitoring
  • DWDM
  • Equipment Test Sets
  • Ethernet
  • Integrators
  • IT Buy-Back
  • Microwave
  • Routers
  • Wireless Broadband
  • Financing
  • Data Center Construction Financing
  • Equipment Leasing
  • Network Cost Management
  • Working Capital Lenders
  • Industry Resources
  • Analysts
  • Associations
  • Conferences / Events
  • Consultants
  • Design
  • PR / Marketing
  • Publications
  • Recruiting
  • Infrastructure Builders
  • Community Networks
  • Container Data Centers
  • Data Center Design Builders
  • Fiber Laterals/Ducts to Towers and Data Centers
  • Modular Data Centers
  • Network Design
  • Shipping Services-IT Hardware
  • Materials
  • Fiber
  • Power Equipment
  • Neutral Colocation
  • AMEA
  • Carrier Hotels
  • Data Centers
  • Meet Me Rooms
  • Neutral Subsea Cable Landing Station
  • APAC
  • Carrier Hotels
  • Data Centers
  • Meet Me Rooms
  • Neutral Subsea Cable Landing Station
  • Caribbean
  • Carrier Hotels
  • Data Centers
  • Meet Me Rooms
  • Neutral Subsea Cable Landing Station
  • Europe / UK
  • Carrier Hotels
  • Data Centers
  • Meet Me Rooms
  • Neutral Subsea Cable Landing Station
  • LATAM
  • Carrier Hotels
  • Data Centers
  • Meet Me Rooms
  • Neutral Subsea Cable Landing Station
  • N. America
  • Carrier Hotels
  • Data Centers
  • Meet Me Rooms
  • Neutral Subsea Cable Landing Station
  • Real Estate
  • Advisory
  • Development
  • Valuation
  • Support
  • Installation
  • NOC
  • Site Maintenance
  • Techs
  • Telecom Legal Counsel
  • Telecom Legal Counsel
  • Towers
  • Owners
  • Tower Maintenance
  • Tower Operators
  • Tower Builders
  • Training
  • Training

Check all that apply. A minimum of one category is required.

For display on your public profile page.

For DFC admin use only. It will not be published and will not be shared with other DFC members. Address cannot be a departmental catch-all address.

Prices shown are annual fees for 12 months from date of payment.

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