Even laying underground telephone cable / fiber or even CATV coax in > existing neighborhood has it's issues. You can use plows to put > the cable underground without too much work, but you have to > directional bore at each paved driveway, sidewalk, or road crossing. > That's time consuming and expensive. Imagine a line of 20 houses, > each with a driveway and sidewalk going from the house to the road.
In my neighborhood the utility easement is at the back property line, which the telco used a number of years ago to place buried cable replacing the existig aerial plant.
The cable company remains on the pole line, shared with the power company. Is the cable company permitted to use the easement?
Wes Leatherock email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org