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freehe
freehe
1/16/2019 9:48:00 PM
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Fiber Monster
Fiber is in great demand and will help support IoT, 5G. Fiber also addresses security risks and supports cloud applications. I think Fiber will remain at the top of the list at least for the new few years. 

 

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freehe
freehe
1/16/2019 9:38:04 PM
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Fiber
It makes sense that Fiber is at the top of the list. It is a highly demand service and is needed to ensure other technologies are successfully deployed such as 5G.

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afwriter
afwriter
1/14/2019 10:19:49 PM
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Re: More fiber stories
Let's just hope that the stories are mostly positive in nature. 

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afwriter
afwriter
1/14/2019 10:17:36 PM
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Re: Mobile cell towers with autonomous vehicles?
It seems practical, but it also seems like it would come with its own set of challenges. 

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mhhf1ve
mhhf1ve
1/11/2019 10:55:33 AM
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More fiber stories
If the past is any indication, I assume 2019 will be filled with more and more fiber stories -- as more carriers deploy fiber to meet the growing broadband demands of everyone (and every *thing*).

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mhhf1ve
mhhf1ve
1/11/2019 10:52:57 AM
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Mobile cell towers with autonomous vehicles?
When autonomous vehicles become a practical thing, maybe we'll have mobile cell towers roaming the streets to provide just in time internet access for crowds of people....

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mhhf1ve
mhhf1ve
1/11/2019 1:24:52 AM
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Re: Fiber First
In the next few years, there may be some competition in the form of low earth orbit next generation satellites that can provide low latency broadband. And wireless mesh networks that could complement them on the ground as well. It seems like the autonomous wireless drones and airships have fizzled out, but maybe they'll make a comeback someday.

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DonBrowne
DonBrowne
1/7/2019 4:56:30 PM
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Fiber First
I can easily see how fiber would take a leading position for most popular as everyone startsd thinking about 5G and all the ramifications about when and where it's going to appear.

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