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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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When tested in accordance with the industry standard test, FOTP-82, "Fluid Penetration Test for Fluid-Blocked Fiber Optic Cable," the tight-buffered cable must withstand water ingress and migration in accordance with industry standards for outside plant cable.
With AFL's addition of North Star's full scope of capabilities including engineering, network operations and maintenance, construction management, cable broadband and wireless, and expertise in outside plant distribution design, and route feasibility studies, AFL Network Services has a complete array of experienced professionals along with products and services designed to meet unique networking needs.
Minesh Patel, Vice President - Outside Plant (OSP) Business Unit will lead Charles' OSP Business Unit and be responsible for management of all activities associated with OSP product line management, development, marketing and engineering.
Additionally, TXP will supply a customized family of its outside plant cabinet retrofit kits to support the deployment of ADTRAN's Total Access 5006, a carrier class multi-service access and aggregation platform.
Advanced Fiber Management: The Impact from the CO to the Outside Plant
Systems integrators and installers for communication companies and private networks will find this connector an easy way to make field terminations that improve cable management inside buildings or in the outside plant.
Learn the practical considerations for the Central Office and Outside Plant when migrating to Gigabit PON technologies during "Is My Network Ready for GPON?
North Texas-based Goodman Networks is a leading provider of Wireline, Wireless and Outside Plant (OSP) FTTx solutions for both carriers and OEMs.
It allows us to offer a solution that meets the unique needs of our customers as they deploy optical fiber cabling in the outside plant.
The customization and available bandwidth provides Richland-Grant Telephone Cooperative with an environmentally robust interface for outside plant environments and reduced splicing labor requirements.

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