distribution frame

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distribution frame

[‚dis·trə′byü·shən ‚frām]
(communications)
A place where a number of cables converge and signals are redistributed among them.
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Nexan forms partnership with TeliSwitch to develop an automatic optical distribution frame solution for FTTH operators during the quarter.
Nexans and TeliSwitch have formed a partnership to promote the innovative suite of Automatic Optical Distribution Frame (AODF) solutions that offers the potential for FTTH operators to dramatically reduce their network reconfiguration and service times, especially for PoP (Point of Presence) installations in remote, hard to reach locations.
Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solution provider, today announced the release of the automatic optical distribution frame (AODF), which has the highest density in the industry.
When it comes to optical distribution frames and meet-me rooms, actions to re-architect the physical network take place in a patch room where an engineer manually interlinks the spans to create the required topology.