utility pole

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utility pole

An outdoor pole installed by a telephone or electric utility company for the support of conductors and other electric or telephone equipment.
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Sharkey also cites the vital importance of telephone wires as safe resting places for birds living in tropical, semitropical, or topographically unprotected environments.
Although cable companies today have essentially a monopoly in many areas, the new legislation allows telephone companies to offer similar video services over the telephone wire.
The cable operators, who anyway control much of the cable programming source, fear that telephone company competition will severely reduce their business since virtually all setowners already have telephone wires in their homes.
The availability of 100Mbps both to and from each subscriber over, for example, the existing telephone wires means that each living unit could obtain services for multiple High Definition Televisions, High Definition Digital Video Recorders, IP or regular telephones, and computers or other data devices with either wired or wireless connections.
OB) and SkyStream Networks announced today that they had successfully demonstrated comprehensive vendor interoperability of a standards-based, integrated system for delivering high quality video over existing telephone wires.
mPhase Technologies announced today that telephone companies around the world can now offer high quality video services over their existing telephone wires using the mPhase TV+ solution.
XAVi delivers products supporting symmetrical and asymmetrical services for voice, video and data transport over existing copper telephone wires.
Besides showcasing the Traverser(TM), its solution for the delivery of simple TV over telephone wires, mPhase will be hosting an educational session on the pros and cons of the protocols that support the delivery of TV over DSL.
The device is plugged into a single telephone jack, enabling the existing telephone wires in a home to serve as the network and eliminating the need for adding new wires between rooms.
subsidiary, New Visual is developing technology that will allow the bundling of voice, video and data over existing copper telephone wires, potentially eliminating the need for fiber optic cable to the home or office.
It offers advanced features that provide bandwidth flexibility and AnyPair(R) technology that delivers in-building DSL access over existing, in-use telephone wires.
The ability of telcos to offer broadband services over their copper telephone wires opens up new revenue opportunities," said Ryan Jones for the Yankee Group.