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Sometimes, you just get lucky. "In 1997, when Denver hosted the G-8 Summit, we knew we were going to be the world's press room," says John Adams, general manager of the Denver Convention Center Complex. "So the city asked us to put out a bid for a fiber-optic network. We didn't know it, but the contractor was also wiring city traffic lights. Since the contractor was working under the street anyway, we got not only an open-end, fiber-optic cable to the Convention Center, but a strand to the

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