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Alan Weissberger Business Broadband

Comcast Fiber Network Buildout gives rise to Metro Ethernet and PRI trunking services for SMBs

Introduction Comcast has been quietly expanding its fiber footprint – initially to offer cable modem based broadband Internet service to residential customers – but more recently to commercial buildings and even new office parks.  Since 2002, the U.S.’s largest MSO has spent over $600M to expand and upgrade its fiber network in Northern California, according […]

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Alan Weissberger Telco Services

Will 2011 Be the Year of Fiber to the Building?

Background: Stimulated by predictions of exponential Internet traffic growth and advances in DWDM/ fiber optic technology, the dot com and telecom bubble years of 1998-2001 were marked by waves of optical network start-up companies that were very well funded by VCs and Angel Investors. Many of those companies were focused on Metro Optical network access, […]