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In Pennsylvania, there are seven counties that have 911 centers that will all be linked together via a fiber optic network. It was unveiled on Monday by officials that represent Southern Alleghenies 911 cooperative. “This is truly a great day in public safety communications,” said...

Google Fiber has decided to shut down their fiber service in Louisville, Kentucky and pay $3.84 Million to assist in rebuilding the infrastructure when the fiber lines are pulled out. Back in February, Google announced they would close their fiber-based network in Louisville by April...

Microsoft’s data centers are the beginning of Microsoft large plan of being environmentally friendly. Microsoft has recently announced they are planning to have their data centers use 60% renewable energy by 2020. In addition, Microsoft plans to cut operational carbon emissions by 75% within 11 years....

Will Disney+ have more users than Netflix in a couple of years? Disney is coming out with its own streaming service called Disney+. Disney believes they can take a share of the streaming market by capitalizing off of their successful movies and shows that they have...

Geospatial Imaging is helping how we contribute to our reefs. NASA has decided to start helping our coral reef systems. Currently, NASA is running a project called CORAL. The project is to use geospatial imagery to map the coral reef systems in our oceans. Developed by...

Vertical Systems Group's 2018 U.S. Fiber Lit Buildings list is here! What changes happened in the past year! For the third consecutive year in a row AT&T has held on to the top spot of Vertical Systems Group's 2018 U.S. Fiber Lit Buildings list. Nine carriers...

Security concerns are at the forefront for the European Commission With 5G right around the corner, the European Commission (EC) has made recommendations regarding the cybersecurity of 5G networks. These recommendations come from a meeting of the European Council that was held on March 22. The...

NetScout's report will help many companies change their security protocols. NetScout's 14th Annual Worldwide Infrastructure Security Report was just released this week. The report looked at the attacks on SaaS (Software-as-a-service) Services and data centers. NetScout based its research on a survey of its own customers,...

Are Co-Packaged Optics the future? Microsoft and Facebook are teaming up on Co-Packaged Optics (CPO). Co-Packaged optics are "the intimate coupling of optics with an ASIC in one package. Such tightly-coupled optics promises to overcome the growing system challenges associated with linking an ASIC’s high-speed signals...