Fiber micro-trenching at Google

Video documents a good-natured "race" to deploy fiber-optic cabling via micro-trenching, recently filmed on the Google campus.

The following video documents a good-natured "race" to deploy fiber-optic cabling via micro-trenching, as recently filmed on the Google campus.

"We had the idea of promoting a healthy sense of competition between companies, and we thought what better way to do that than to have a race, a really fun event...it seemed like a really Google-y thing to do," commented Google's James Kelly.

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Participating cabling installer companies included HP Communications, Ditch Witch, Team Cal West, Husqvarna and Bering Sea Eccotech.

"We want to encourage companies to think about how to deploy fiber more efficiently and faster -- and with less disruption to residents," added Google's Kelly.

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