Verizon plans fiberoptic link through forest



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Verizon Communications has applied for a special use permit from the Forest Service to construct a fiberoptic cable link from Jackson to Gorham through Pinkham Notch. The federal OK is required because most of the planned 23-mile route falls within the White Mountain National Forest. The link between the utility’s switching stations in Jackson and Gorham would provide a southern New Hampshire link through North Conway for North Country customers. The firm said the new cable would make service more reliable. - NHBR STAFF

 

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