New York City launches micro-trenching pilot with Verizon

Thursday 4 April 2013 | 15:02 CET | News
New York City and Verizon have announced the launch of a pilot programme to speed the deployment of fibre optic cabling to businesses and residences across the five boroughs while minimising construction time, environmental impact and cost. Known as "micro-trenching," this initiative demonstrates and tests the effectiveness of installing small conduits within the edges of City sidewalks to house fibre optic cabling, which can be used to deliver voice, Internet and cable television service.

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