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The assets of a business including land, buildings, machinery, and all equipment permanently employed.

Fixed Asset

An asset with a long-term useful life that a company uses to make its products or provide its services. Strictly speaking, a fixed asset is any asset that the company does not expect to sell for at least a year, but the term often refers to assets a company expects to have indefinitely. Common examples of fixed assets are real estate and factories, which a company holds for long periods of time.


large items of capital such as a PRODUCTION LINE or furnace used in production. See MACHINERY, EQUIPMENT, CAPITAL STOCK, FIXED ASSET.
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Charles Industries was founded as an outside plant company in 1968.
RiT's PairView(TM) and PairQ(TM) target the telecommunication outside plant network management market, estimated at a potential of $1-2 B, and improve Telco's ability to provision high bandwidth services (xDSL).
ADC MSTs also incorporate hardened connector technology that is designed to withstand a rugged outside plant environment.
The agreement has been amended to include flexible options by which BellSouth can use alternative means to manage special projects needing outside plant engineering services.
FTTX deployments require a new outside plant approach: there is more fiber to manage, a greater need for physical layer access, and the network must be configured for future expansion and upgrades.
The Berk-Tek outside plant fiber-optic cable series, which meets or exceeds all applicable standards, is designed for interbuilding and lashed aerial, open outside tray, direct burial and underground conduit applications.
The customization and available bandwidth provides Richland-Grant Telephone Cooperative with an environmentally robust interface for outside plant environments and reduced splicing labor requirements.
An industry leader in Fiber-in-the-Loop and access technologies, Reliance Comm/Tec offers a broad line of power and outside plant systems, and network services programs, to support its DISC-S FITL product.
The FDH 3000 provides for rapid connection between fiber optic cables and passive optical splitters in the outside plant segment of the network, facilitating fast service connection and reconfiguration, and simplified network installation.
He continued, "By adding advanced transmission technologies, it builds upon our existing power and outside plant equipment business with Motorola.
These terminals incorporate hardened connector technology designed to withstand the rugged outside plant environment.

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