The CEO of The World’s Largest Telecommunications Company has proclaimed 2020 as the start of a new era where fiber, wireless and other goodies will replace this old cable. I doubt I’ll be around to see it, in fact a lot of the guys I work with won’t either.
Three inch thick cables are being replaced by a couple strands of glass. Everyday our crews are getting more and more fiber to the house orders. Meanwhile our groundbreaking project in our area to install separate fibers to an entire apartment building has stalled due to the heavy workload demand.
People drive by and wonder why two guys are looking down a hole. It takes sometimes hours to drain a chain of manholes. This too will pass