Fiber Optics

Harbor Link breaks ground on new Baltimore underground conduit project

Harbor Link begins work on a Baltimore telecommunications project that will install 60 miles of conduit to be used for fiber optic cables.

AT&T: Some Fiber-Optic Infrastructure Going Under Ground

AT&T announced plans to transfer areas of its Lousiana fiber-optic infrastructure underground.

Construction Begins for $64M Fiber Expansion in Arkansas

Construction will soon begin to bring fiber broadband internet to more than 15,000 residents and businesses in Arkansas.

Kinetic Brings Fiber to North Carolina Communities

Kinetic brings fiber internet to 18,000 locations in Matthews, NC.

Horizon Acquires Consolidated Cooperative's Commercial Fiber Business

Horizon has acquired Consolidated Cooperative's commercial fiber business

C Spire Begins Construction on 243-Mile Fiber Route

C Spire begins construction on its 243-mile fiber route from Mississippi to Alabama.

Florida Utility Selects Fujitsu for Fiber Broadband Build-out

The Fort Pierce Utilities Authority selects Fujitsu Network Communications to design and build a broadband network expansion.

Virginia Budget Covers Water Projects, Broadband Infrastructure

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam proposed more spending proposals to invest in clean water projects among other infrastructure investments.

Midco Will Invest $500 Million to Expand Fiber Network

A Midwestern network and technology services provider says it plans to invest $200 million to upgrade and expand its fiber network in North Dakota.

Louisiana Plans $180M Fiber Expansion Effort

Louisiana plans to spend $180 million to expand fiber connections in the state to make broadband more accessible to rural communities.

Broadband Expansion Plan Approved for Two West Virginia Counties

An application was approved for Logan and Mingo counties to install fiber lines to provide broadband service for over 15,000 residents.

Corning Introduces Fiber Designed to Accelerate Network Transformation to 5G

Corning introduces its latest optical fiber technology designed to build out 5G networks and advances cloud computing.

Santee Cooper is Set to Offer Broadband on its Extra Lines

Santee Cooper is taking company applications to use extra fiber and transmission lines for rural broadband service.

Oklahoma Gas and Electric Partners with Dobson Fiber on Communications Network Upgrade

Oklahoma Gas and Electric collaborates with Dobson Fiber to expand 350 miles of new fiber in Oklahoma.

Consolidated Communications Partners with Eight New Hampshire Towns for Fiber Internet

Consolidated Communications will build fiber networks in eight New Hampshire towns.

Yellowstone Seeks Comment on Underground Fiber Proposal

Yellowstone National Park is seeking public comment on the replacement of its telecommunications system with underground fiber.

Fiber Connect Conference to be Held in Nashville July 25-28

The annual Fiber Connect Conference will be held in Nashville in July.

Municipal Fiber to Bring Faster Internet to Small Towns in Maine

A fiber optic project will provide high-speed internet to towns in Maine.

Botetourt County Receives Grant to Expand Fiber

A grant has been awarded to Botetourt County, Va to expand fiber in the area.

Congressional Letter to FCC on Rural Digital Opportunity Fund

A letter to the FCC encourages careful consideration when choosing bidders for a broadband program benefitting rural communities.

Traverse City Utility Builds out New Fiber Network

A new fiber broadband network was launched by Traverse City Light & Power.

USDA Awards Alaska Utility $22 Million for Fiber Installation

Alaska Power & Telephone Company has been awarded $21.5 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to install more than 200 miles of fiber optic cable in rural Alaska.

Traverse City Utility Builds out New Fiber Network

A utility in Traverse City, Michigan is building out a new fiber broadband network across the city which includes installation of nearly 15 miles of underground cable.

Fiber Project Pushes Through Difficult Ground Conditions, Environmental Challenges

On its own merit, a horizontal directional drilling (HDD) shot spanning more than five football fields long is a substantial task. But when you add in both volcanic and clay ground conditions, a tight deadline and an environmentally protected job site, it becomes all the more challenging.

C-Spire to Spend Over $2 Million to Build Fiber Infrastructure in Rural Mississippi

Telecommunications firm C Spire plans to spend almost $2.2 million to install more than 30 miles of underground fiber infrastructure in four rural Mississippi counties.

States Rush to Utilize CARES Act Funding for Fiber Infrastructure Ahead of Deadline

States eager to build out their fiber broadband infrastructure to rural areas are rushing to take advantage of funding from the CARES act passed earlier this year before the end-of-year deadline.

USDA Awards $750 Million for Rural Broadband Infrastructure

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is awarding nearly $750 million in loans and grants to help improve broadband infrastructure in rural areas around the country.

FCC Prepares to Vote on $20.4 Billion Fiber Optic Rollout Package

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is preparing to vote soon on a $20.4 billion package that will help accelerate the build-out of fiber optic, high-speed broadband to rural America.

euNetworks Adds New High-Density Fiber Networks in Milan and Madrid

West Europe’s euNetworks Group said it has built new duct-based, high-fiber-count networks in the cities of Milan and Madrid that cover areas of high bandwidth demand, including the financial districts and Silicon Alley of Madrid, as well as directly connecting the key data centers.

euNetworks Adds New High Density Fiber Networks in Milan and Madrid

euNetworks Group Limited (“euNetworks”), a Western European bandwidth infrastructure company, has announced that it has undertaken further network investment in Europe, building duct based, high fiber count networks in the cities of Milan and Madrid.