I am about to inherit 26 miles of dark fiber

Lorell Hathcock lorell at hathcock.org
Mon Nov 10 04:19:01 UTC 2014

Ah, the famous good-will of NANOG. I knew I would get some interesting responses. 

I was part of the Field Ops group of Enron Broadband years ago. We deployed DWDM extensively. Admittedly it has been a while. 

This 26 miles of dark fiber is deployed by a municipality in and around their fair city. Part of a deal with this new firm is that the firm will use the aforementioned six strands. 

So the fiber is deployed throughout this city that has been largely under-serviced. By lack of resources, the city could not deploy services to businesses/enterprises. 

So as I ponder the opportunity, I seek to tap the creative juices of NANOG. 


Lorell Hathcock

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