A Flurry of Activity: The State of Fiber Installation as 2018 Begins

Over the last year, fiber installations have grown so quickly that big companies are getting worried about the ability of industry to meet their needs for fiber and cable. Verizon made commitments recently for more than $1 billion worth of fiber and cable over the next three years. AT&T—the company that always said they could deliver broadband with fiber to the curb over old telephone wires to the home—has been installing fiber to the home (FTTH) so quickly that it may soon have more FTTH customers than Verizon, which started 10 years ago. We even hear from the Fiber Optic Association’s schools that, as CATV and cellular companies look at expanding their networks, they are sending large numbers of employees to be trained on fiber optics.

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