Carlsbad, California, will activate a new digital information network later this year. The fiber-optic network will improve the efficiency of city operations, connect to businesses and save the city $250,000 in broadband costs. The creation of the network comes after the city reached an agreement with Crown Castle Communications, which has installed high-speed fiber throughout Carlsbad. By early next year, the network will be connected to the city's smart traffic signal system.
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