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ColoGuard and Industry City: largest connected campus in North America

Industry City is an industrial commercial adaptive reuse project, on a 38 acre, 6 million square foot campus, located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, making a substantial investment in the re-development...

5 Scariest Dark Fiber Deployment Mistakes

Dark fiber is known to provide bandwidth scalability, flexibility, security, and of course network control. At Vertex Innovations, we’ve seen a rise in dark fiber projects for our partners who need...

Discovering Dark Fiber in Forgotten Corners of the Country

In the largely deserted rural areas of America, fast and reliable broadband service is sparse, if available at all. Yet, this Internet infrastructure can often be found hidden away and unlit where...

Where Facebook Goes DFC Members Should Follow

This past September, Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, spoke about his goal, in partnership with the United Nations (UN), to bring Internet access to developing countries and even Syrian refugee...

Save the Date - April 19-20 for Dense Networks Event: Enabling IoT in the Connect City

Dense Networks is the only conference that converges the key technologies transforming the way we live and work. The Internet of Things (IoT), Wi-Fi, Distributed Antenna System (DAS), Small Cell,...

TAG Infrastructure Society Expert Panel Explores Evolution and Future of Small Cell, DAS and Macro Cell Technology - Feb 17th

We have all seen them. The wireless antenna installations on cell towers, multi-story buildings and municipal water towers. These large “macro” cell sites form the core of the current cellular...

Three Major Drivers of Bandwidth Demand

Let’s face it: The Internet rules the world. Just consider what your everyday life might be like without the Internet. You surely wouldn’t be able to work as proficiently or communicate as...

Meet the Members of the Carrier Hotel Alliance at PTC'16

MEET THE CARRIER HOTEL ALLIANCE MEMBERS AT PTC'16 - TAPA TOWER SUITE #2330 The Carrier Hotel Alliance (CHA) is a cooperative effort of key carrier hotel and Meet Me Room owners in North America. By...

The Social Event Calendar at Metro Connect USA 2016

Metro Connect USA 2016 is taking place January 26-27 in Miami, FL. Below you will find the list of social functions available to seemingly network and meet new contacts within the industry. The...

Receive a 25% Discount to Metro Connect 2016 through the Dark Fiber Community

Bringing together the leading names in the US connectivity market, Metro Connect USA has truly become a community event. On top of the learning opportunities provided by the agenda sessions, the...

Three Equipment Leasing Companies to Consider for Your Next Project

Why make your network infrastructure projects more painstaking by paying for equipment you may only use once or twice? That’s where equipment leasing comes into play. When you lease your equipment...

Is network densification the next step for mobile?

We’ve all been there before: You’re on your way to an important appointment when some unfinished task from the day pops to mind. You’re already in a bit of a rush and, therefore, decide to...

The Next DFC Social is Hosted by Allied Fiber at Metro Connect USA 2016

We are thrilled to announce the next DFC Social is hosted by Allied Fiber and taking place on January 26th at Metro Connect USA 2016. The Dark Fiber Community created a branded event series, where...

The Dark Fiber Community to Exhibit at ITEXPO Florida 2016

The Dark Fiber Community will be exhibiting at ITEXPO, held January 25-28, 2016 at Greater Ft. Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. ITEXPO is the world’s leading...

Join the Internet Society of New York and #SharetheNet for #GivingTuesday - an initiative that brings Internet access to Cuba

On Tuesday, December 1, the Internet Society New York Chapter (ISOC-NY) will sponsor a crowdfunding campaign as part of #GivingTuesday, a global campaign for charitable giving as an alternative to...

How the FCC’s New Rules Could Affect Fiber Suppliers

The Federal Communications Commission approved new rules regarding telecom companies’ ability to replace old copper wires with new optical fiber connections on August 6th. In a 3-2 decision, the...

Five Reasons to Complete Your Dark Fiber Community Profile

Your Essential Branding Tool Dark Fiber Community (DFC) membership comes with a number of great benefits including a member profile, a targeted and effective branding and sponsorship program and...

Treating Internet as a Utility - Interest for Dark Fiber is Sparked

As shocking as it may seem, the United States has a bit of an Internet problem. As the country with the second most internet users, trailing only China’s 642 million users, the U.S. dramatically...

Metro Connect 2016 - Take advantage of the Early Bird discount and save $200

Now in its 15th year, Metro Connect USA 2016 is renowned in the industry for being the only event where you can meet C-level executives of the top companies in the metro market. Speaking about the...

Three Reasons the Dark Fiber Industry Will be Massive by 2020

Over the last five years, the dark fiber industry has steadily built up its annual revenue to more than $1 billion and to the tune of a CAGR of 11.1 percent, according to research from IBISWorld....

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