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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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

Why Growing Businesses Are a Dark Fiber Priority Target

While America’s major corporations and conglomerates provide a large chunk of the fuel that fires our nation’s economy, they can only take so much credit for enabling the country’s financial...

Finding Space to Grow: A Lesson From Cincinnati Bell

The rise of wireless communications over the past decade has been nothing short of groundbreaking. For perspective, consider that the iPhone—which revolutionized the “smart” mobile device—was...

Do you have a fiber optic network requirement? Complete this Request for Proposal now!

Are you an Enterprise, Education, or Government Entity with a fiber optic network requirement? Do you need a fiber lateral, or ring built to connect you to the Allied Fiber system and, or another...

Why Every DFC Member Should Leverage Social Media

A Dark Fiber Community (DFC) membership comes with a number of great benefits including a member profile, a professional sponsorship program and access to our media partners. But most importantly it...

A Consideration for Investing in Rural America

If you’ve ever flown from the east coast of the United States to the west coast, or vice versa, then you’re accustomed to the relatively uneventful view of Middle America from 30,000 feet. As you...

From the North to the South: A Dark Fiber Early Adopter’s Success Story

In the world of technology, early adopters are often viewed as risk takers. In the development world, early adoption is about taking on a new piece of technology, weeding out the bugs and glitches...

How Dark Fiber Could Change Entertainment

The Gramophone Award, today commonly referred to as the Grammy, has a long history that dates back to the Hollywood Walk of Fame project of the 1950s. The Grammy Award Show, itself, was created as a...

How Seeing the Big Picture Like a Search Giant Can Grow Your Market Share

Since the dot-com boom, the world has seen access providers to the Internet—such as AT&T and Comcast—rapidly build what essentially amounts to a monopoly over the backbone of the Internet....

How Vocom is Hoping to Grow in 2015 and Beyond

March 11, 2011, is a day that will forever live in infamy. For Japan, it was the day the earth stood still as a 9.0-magnitude earthquake rippled through the Asian islands and ensuing tsunamis...

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