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Fiber for Breakfast Week 49 – Increasing Reliability by Reducing Dig-Ins: Fiber’s Critical Role in Reversing Damage

Dig-ins to fiber lines are on the rise as infrastructure improvements are being rapidly deployed across the country, causing network reliability issues, and affecting utility services for American communities and businesses. Join the Common Ground Alliance’s (CGA) President and CEO Sarah Magruder Lyle for a download on the latest utility damage data and trends, CGA’s new white paper highlighting the telecom industry, and resources and recommendations for reducing dig-ins to your facility and others’. Sarah will share examples of two FBA members who are leading the industry in applying innovative strategies to significantly improve adherence to excavation best practices and reduce damage. To learn more about the Common Ground Alliance – the national nonprofit trade association dedicated to protecting underground utility lines, people who dig near them and their communities – visit


Guest Presenter: Sarah K. Magruder Lyle, President & CEO, Common Ground Alliance