Leveraging ADSS Cable Technology in Utility FTTx Networks

July 12, 2018 Will Miller

Pre-terminated fiber-to-the-“x” (FTTx) solutions have existed in the marketplace for some time now with many “plug and play” fiber access terminals employing flat drop style cables. While these cables provide many advantages, including self-support capability, their primary use in aerial applications is in a lashed cable infrastructure. This paper investigates the use of alternative cable stub options and how they could be used to lower overall deployment costs in a new era of FTTx deployments.

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Will Miller

Will Miller is a Product Manager for Outside Plant Connectivity products at AFL. Will has over 10 years of experience in fiber optic cable and connectivity installation and manufacturing. His experience includes field engineering, applications engineering, and fiber optic cable product management.

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