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My view: Fiber: Lighting the future of Utah’s economy

May 18 2014 - 9:15 am

The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) reports that the quality and capacity of high-speed data infrastructure (especially fiber) are gaining prominence when it comes to important business decisions, from location to investments. The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) reports it is looking more and more to fiber infrastructure to engineer “Smart Streets” to manage traffic flow and contribute to air quality efforts. In one recent five-year period, AT&T reported an increase in network data traffic of over 8,000 percent, with similar future growth expected.