Muni Fiber and Politics

Owen DeLong owen at
Tue Aug 5 01:29:08 UTC 2014

On Aug 4, 2014, at 11:11 AM, Miles Fidelman <mfidelman at> wrote:

> Owen DeLong wrote:
>>> Single mode fiber's usefulness doesn't expire within any funding
>>> horizon applicable to a municipality. Gige service and any other lit
>>> service you can come up with today does.
>> Well, not in the foreseeable future, anyway. I'm sure there was a time when that claim could have been made about copper. I would not make that claim about copper today (or even 10 years ago).
> Assuming the rodents don't eat your fiber.
> Miles Fidelman

Most burried fiber is pretty rodent resistant these days.


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