New fiber does not have to be shared. Sorry Earthlink.

Verizon and AT&T are no doubt pleased with the ruling, as it means they will be able to dedicate the entirety of their networks to their own traffic. Although they would receive lease payments from EarthLink and other companies if forced to share their networks, operating their own end-to-end solution is much more profitable.

Read this article from Ars Technica


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