Fiber Lit Buildings

GeoTel’s Fiber Lit Buildings data set shows on net buildings and near net buildings. The data includes which service providers have a fiber presence or optical switches connected to a fiber loop inside a building. The fiber lit buildings data set delivers over approximately 1,650,000 fiber lit buildings in the U.S.

The data is geocoded to digital street databases and is viewed as a layer in a geographic information system. From this layer, you will know which telecommunications provider is located in the selected building.

Companies use this data for making site location decisions. Many other GIS telecommunications products and data layers can be added to further enhance analysis such as combining with fiber routes and business location data. The fiber lit buildings data set allows service providers to create actionable sales leads targeting specific competitor locations.

This data set includes location data for carriers with a fiber presence inside a building. Additionally, a link ID is provided for reporting and database development. Sources for development of this data set includes obtaining information from carriers directly, internet research, and other third-party sources.

Attributes included in our fiber lit building data includes identification of the fiber service provider name, type of fiber presence (on net or near net), and latitude and longitude coordinates.

Benefits of Fiber Lit Buildings

GeoTel Communications bulleted list imageLeverage data for competitive analysis combined with GeoTel’s CLEC reports that identifies existing carriers and targets new carriers that may enter into a new market, helping to define a 360-degree view of competition

GeoTel Communications bulleted list imageMatch the lit building to IP address database for market targeting and segmentation analysis

GeoTel Communications bulleted list imageTelecommunications carriers use fiber lit building data for competitive analysis, market penetration, sales, and regulatory issues

GeoTel Communications bulleted list imageReal estate companies use fiber lit building data to gain insight into the availability of fiber at or within a targeted location for appropriate property appraisals

GeoTel Communications bulleted list imageBusinesses planning new development use lit building data to determine if existing infrastructure is sufficient for company needs or if new buildout is required

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