Fiber, saved by On Demand TV?


Wall Street Journal: On demand television is proving to be the savior of fiber owners, the story says. The story does mix up the metro nets with national and international fiber networks, but still it is a trend which is worth watch. “The growing use of national fiber networks by cable operators is encouraging news for Level 3, one of the many companies left with a glut of fiber-optic cable after the telecom boom of the late 1990s collapsed,” the Journal says. Fiber is replacing satellite head ends and also the good old fashioned, Federal Express. (Sub Required to read this story!)

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