[eBrief] Closing the Fiber Gap to Apartments
Fiber availability remains a key issue for operators looking to stay on pace with ever-increasing data traffic. The fiber equation is relatively simple: Those service providers that connect more locations can derive more revenues from more customers at those locations. Even so, a gap remains for connections of fiber to apartments and condos, which are abundant in large city centers and house up to half of urban residents.
This Fierce ebrief will delve into the market for FTTU (Fiber to the Multiple Dwelling Unit) – a market that is particularly ripe since such buildings offer providers the ability to connect a large number of potential customers – with an eye toward both the opportunities and the obstacles operators face in the space.