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What happens when a fiber carrier goes broke ?

  • From: Joe McGuckin
  • Date: Wed Aug 01 14:30:41 2001

I see that a number of companies that lease dark fiber are near bankruptcy.

What is the legal position of someone who has purchased a multi-year IRU
on the fiber? 

Can the bankruptcy trustee or creditors reposess your fiber strands?