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Thursday, July 17, 2003


"Fiber Splicing and Termination Considerations for FTTH Networks"

"Fiber Splicing and Termination Considerations for FTTH Networks"

"A typical Passive Optical Network (PON) network builder has several options to take the service to the home using drop cables. These include field splicing pre-connectorized pigtails and splitters, mechanical splices, field connectorization of cables at the Network Interface Device (NID), and pre-connectorized cables ..."

Article by Mark Boxer in Fiber Optic Product News.

(Mark sent me a note pointing out that "The pictures are not correct in the on-line version, but the paper version is almost right.".)


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