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inside plant

The facilities within a telephone company's central office (CO). It includes the main distribution frames (MDFs), switches, digital cross-connects, add/drop multiplexers and other networking equipment. Contrast with outside plant. See central office.
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For example, the Company augmented its fiber construction division by adding a specialty fiber splicing group, and also added an inside plant engineering functionality to the engineering division.
Arcturus is an end-to-end network engineering, design, project management, and consulting firm focused on outside and inside plant construction projects across the United States.
giffardii (silvestri) of Bactrocera zonata (Saunders) at different depths inside plant debris".
The large black beetles, which grow to between 21mmand37mm and have distinctive white markings and long antennae, develop inside plant stems and tree trunks.
The creatures develop inside plant stems and tree trunks, taking between one and three years to emerge.
Under the order, Verizon Business will upgrade Fort Huachuca's outside and inside plant infrastructure, install pre-fabricated communications shelters to store and protect critical communications assets and modernise the facility's data network to support increased bandwidth and converged communications requirements for current and future military requirements.
After a food plant has been cleaned down, Cryonite can be used inside plant machinery, even during production, to kill the eggs before hatching.