Many people are singing the praises for fiber optic broadband. It seems that all you can ever hear are the positives but none of the negatives. What is the correct picture of fiber optic broadband? Well the first thing to be cautious of with the fiber optic broadband is how long it is going to be around. It seems like every few years technology leapfrogs itself. At first it was dial-up then standard, so how long is fiber optic going to be around?