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Demands for greater bandwidth are driving a global increase in fiber to the home (FTTH). There is a shortage of fiber test expertise but fortunately fiber test can be efficiently conducted by a novice armed with the right procedures. Optimized installation and test procedures combined with monitoring will protect fiber installations against harsh environmental conditions and the vulnerabilities that plague fiber. The need for testing is real, but to achieve fast and profitable deployments, workflow efficiency must be addressed. Once service is activated, fiber monitoring can reduce MTTR and degraded service dramatically. Finally, FTTH customers still lack the expertise to optimize their home WiFi network and need help from their FTTH providers. Easy procedures and education help harden WiFi to eliminate repeat customer complaints.