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What Enterprises Can Learn from the NHL Draft

The Edmonton Oilers’s selection of Connor McDavid with the number one overall pick in the NHL Draft was just bound to happen. He’s the “chosen one,” as the hockey media world proclaims. But while he’s the obvious choice, could Jack…

How Does M&A Affect the FiberLocator Data Labels?

It’s always mergers and acquisitions season in the world of fiber. Last month, Lightower and Crown Castle added thousands of miles of fiber in billion-dollar acquisitions. But Charter’s acquisition of Time Warner Cable just dwarfed those figures. Luckily, FiberLocator is…

FiberLocator Keeps Up With Rising Bandwidth Availability

In case you haven’t heard, commercial bandwidth availability is on the rise. According to Vertical Systems Group, business fiber penetration climbed from 10.9% in 2004 to 42.5% in 2014. For FiberLocator, that means we’re always keeping our eyes out for…

Proximity to Fiber Surpasses Many Site Selection Requirements

The Paradigm Shift Tower companies and wireless providers are changing course on site and network planning, moving away from selecting the site first and then identifying fiber within close proximity. In tower placement, the distance between one location and another may not…

Hybrid IT: Why Many Are Making the Switch

Companies are turning to Hybrid IT deployments to reduce costs, gain scalability and boost performance. This is having a transformative effect on IT, changing it from a giant, dark room filled with locked-in-place servers to an agile business weapon. These…

GIS & Business Intelligence

As business intelligence continues to evolve, it’s easy for enterprises to be concerned with organizing the vast amount of data they have to make business decisions. However, by getting lost in the volume of the data, CIOs, IT managers and…

FiberLocator – A Look Ahead

The industry has seen a flurry of activity in the past six months – and FiberLocator is no exception. NEF is making FiberLocator even better by making sizable investments in the product, development, user experience, and the support and professional services…

2015 Channel Partners Conference

Big Ideas, Solutions & Outcomes Come Together at the 2015 Channel Partners Conference We’ll be at Booth #324 if you want to come by and meet us! The 2015 Channel Partners Conference and Expo will be held at Mandalay Bay…

Welcome Aboard Jaime!

There’s a new face at FiberLocator — and her name is Jaime Mahoney. Jaime joined the NEF team early December as the new Account Manager for FiberLocator. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Marketing from Hofstra University and a…

Even More Maps

Some folks may have taken time off over the holidays, but fiber networks never sleep! The FiberLocator Team is excited to announce more new maps and data sets added to our database in the last several weeks. We also pushed a…

“CFN’s focus from the start has been to improve connectivity and promote competitive broadband for the Central Ohio region. Publishing our asset maps and data in FiberLocator is a critical way we raise visibility for this network and let others…

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