The age of the internet is exciting. Information is accessible with just a few taps and clicks. The way the world operates and communicates in the 21st century provides anyone with a laptop and an internet connection unparalleled access to information. To support the surge in smart devices and streaming, upgrades to copper lines and a transition to fiber optic cable is heating up the skilled labor market. Scalable data networks demand a scalable workforce that can provide an optimized experience to every end-user.

While fiber optic lines might be sexy, short-term upgrades to existing telecom infrastructure may be more cost-effective in limited use-cases. The more modern G.fast DSL standard, conceived in 2010 and presented to the market in 2014, is designed to enhance existing copper infrastructure.