Taking into consideration the long distance carriers serving your area, do you know where all the fibers cross your route and have you made provisions for potentially connecting to them in the future?
Tying your network to long distance carriers' fiber may increase the...
Checking at least your unused fibers periodically for attenuation changes can identify signs of future trouble before it gets out of hand. Having said that, those sorts of "creeping" problems are unusual in well-built systems.
Much more importantly, periodic OTDR check...
If so, have you ever spotted a defective fiber? Why do you test incoming cable? Do you keep all the results?
As mentioned, cable quality is very, very high among our approved vendors. They ship tens of thousands of good ADSS reels without shipping a defective reel. A...
Will your fiber survive the storm?
January 18, 2016
Is after-installation fiber damage acceptable?
Ready to connect to long distance carriers?
How often do you check your lines with an OTDR once they're in service?
Do you test incoming cable on the reel?
Is the sheave the right diameter?
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