Middle mile, dark fiber networks are needed to drive more rural broadband | FierceTelecom

NEW YORK–Whether it’s the broadband stimulus program or the Connect America Fund, there has been no shortage of efforts in recent years to drive broadband into rural areas. However, a growing number of service providers say that there should be more focus on providing middle mile fiber-based networks that can backhaul traffic and connect with major Internet peering points.

Source: Middle mile, dark fiber networks are needed to drive more rural broadband | FierceTelecom