Centennial's fiber backbone construction complete

The City of Centennial, CO’s vision to provide dark fiber "with simple terms of access and usage has come to fruition with the completion of FiberWorks, a 432-fiber-strand backbone connecting key city sites and community anchor institutions." More than 50 miles of fiber backbone that has been completed "enables existing and new broadband providers to tie into the new infrastructure, with the goal of providing better and more competitive choices and services for the city's residents and businesses."

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