100G and fiber availability

Aug. 7, 2013
Sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent, Optelian, EXFO, and JDSU

Before you can deploy 100G on your fiber-optic network, you have to have some fiber. Hunter Newby, CEO of Allied Fiber, describes how the increasing demand for 100G services is driving the need for dark fiber and colocation not just between the NFL cities, but around the country.

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