New law to force fibre conduits to be built with every major road project
According to a news article published in Ars Technica, a bill is going to be introduced in the USA which asks for a Data Fibre Conduit to be built as a part of every new major road project. Doing this will minimize the high costs associated with digging up new conduits. This will be a major initiative in connecting the rural communities to the Fiber infrastructure.
The bill introduced by a California Democrat - Anna Eshoo, is a very cost effective way of providing fiber, high speed connectivity. It only talks about laying the conduits, the actual fiber would still have to be laid out by companies providing the service, however it still paves the way for loss less interruptions for users later by the roads being dug up.
A copy of the bill can be found at the Library of Congress website located at: http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/z?c111:H.R.2428: