2016 Blog Posts

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 help managing the growth and evolution of their networks, from improving current backhaul to... Read More »

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 least expected. For instance, consider the exploratory travels for this dark fiber by Ingrid... Read More »

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 camps. His reasoning was simple: The Internet helps educate and connect people, and these are two key... Read More »

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, Radio Access Network (RAN), Cloud and Fiber Optic solutions are all-critical to gain the competitive... Read More »

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 network, enabling wireless service providers to deliver voice, text, and other broadband... Read More »

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 seamlessly; in fact, you might feel quite lost without a secure and reliable Internet connection. Indeed,... Read More »

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 forming a single vantage point, exisiting and prospective customers have the opportunity to build... Read More »

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 agenda incorporates breakfast, coffee breaks and lunch for you to get in touch with everyone you want to... Read More »

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 event also incorporates several social events and networking functions for you to catch up with familiar... Read More »


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