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2004 Fujikura CONFIDENTIAL

B-04J1015

Messers

Drop cable installation for FTTH


-The Construction & Examples of installation for FTTH-

Telecommunication Cable System Department


Telecommunication Division

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Item

1. Introduction ---------------------------------------------------------------------- 3
2.The Construction of drop cable ------------------------------------------------ 4
3. Installation at a Single Residential Unit - Overall View - ------------------ 5
3.1 - Drop Point with photo - ------------------------------------------------------ 6
3.2 - Clamping Point with photo - ------------------------------------------------- 7
3.3 - Lead-in Point - ---------------------------------------------------------------- 8
4. Installation at a Multi Dwelling Unit - Overall View - --------------------- 9
4.1 - Drop Point - ------------------------------------------------------------------ 10
4.2 - From MDF to IDF - ---------------------------------------------------------- 11
4.3 - Lead-in Point - --------------------------------------------------------------- 12

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1. Introduction

In recent years, the demand for high-speed and broad-band


informational communication is rapidly increasing.
Fiber To The Home, what is called FTTH is valuable
means for construction of advanced information networks.

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2. The Construction of drop cable

Supporting wire
Flame retardant polyethylene sheath
Strength member (FRP)
Filler (if necessary)
Notch for pick up the fibers
Optical fiber (up to 12 fibers)

Features

Small diameter and Light weight


Economical cost for overall system
(Installation & Cable)
Easy to pull out the optical fibers from
the cable
Directly installed into the house

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3. Installation at a Single Residential Unit - Overall View Aerial pole

Supporting wire
Supporting wire

3.2 Clamping Point

Feeder
cable
Closure

Clamp

Drop cable
Clamp

3.1 Drop Point

Cable element

3.3 LeadLead-in Point

Drop cable can reduce optical components and installation work with excellent
performance of easy separation and quick pick up for the fiber. Drop cable
can be easily installed directly into houses.

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3.1 - Drop Point with photo Aerial pole

Supporting wire

Feeder
cable
Closure

Clamp

Drop cable

Drop Point

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3.2 - Clamping Point with photo Clamping Point

Supporting wire

Drop cable
Cable element

Clamping
device

Inlet

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3.3 - Lead-in Point with photo Supporting wire

Drop cable

Cable element

LeadLead-in Point

Cable element

Indoor subscriber
Termination Box

Cable element
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4. Installation at a Multi Dwelling Unit - Overall View Aerial pole

Supporting wire

4.3 LeadLead-in Point

Drop point
Feeder
cable
Closure

Clamp
Drop cable

Clamp
4.1 Drop Point

Cable element
IDF (Intermedia Distibuting Frame)
MDF (Main Distribution Frame)

4.2 From MDF to IDF

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4.1 - Drop Point with photo -

1. Installation of closure

2. Splicing within closure

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3. Running along with feeder cable

4. Supporting wire of drop cable is fastened to building

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4.2 - From MDF to IDF with photo -

5. Connected to a 1x8 splitter within the MDF

6. Cable pulled through vertical conduit from


MDF to IDF

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7. Fusion splicing

8. Distributed from IDF to each subscribers home

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4.3 - Lead-in Point with photo -

9. Drawn into each subscribers home

10. Connected to ONU of E-PON

This multi-dwelling unit adopted E-PON system.


2-fiber drop cable is dropped from an aerial
closure into MDF.
Fiber is split by 1x8 splitter in MDF.
From MDF into each subscribers home,
1-fiber drop cable with supporting wire is installed.

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11. ONU is fixed on to the wall