wire center


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wire center

A location where a large number of network cables terminate. See central office and wiring closet.
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Assuming that the pressure at the wire surface is zero ([p.sub.0] = 0), we can calculate the pressure at the wire center for a constant current of 100 A and a wire diameter of 1 mil:
To examine the effect of competitive entry on the deployment of ATS, the authors determined the number of CLECs with facilities located within three miles of a wire center served by an ILEC.
Access line information for business and residence customers was obtained for each wire center. The business access line proportion is calculated by dividing business access lines by total access lines (business plus residence).
Tier 1 wire centers are characterized by the presence of four or more fiber-based collocators or over 38,000 business lines.
pricing instead collocated in of TELRIC) in central offices wire centers where competition has developed (usually measured based on fiber collocations), and/or wire centers with sufficient line density that a "reasonably efficient" CLEC should be able to deploy facilities.
(We usually think of equal weights on top and bottom--cord or wire centered in the web--but in certain applications, an unbalanced weight coat is the target.)
POP diversity, having local links originate from multiple wire centers, or POPs, is an ideal solution.
"In the past, the Utah independent companies had expressed interest in purchasing these wire centers. Hence, these competitive pressures, plus willing buye rs, led to a sale."
In December 1994, the company's three Baltimore locations were linked with two fully redundant 4 Mb/s SMDS rings served by separate Bell Atlantic wire centers. The T3-based network connects the USF&G Tower headquarters in the downtown area with the information systems processing center campus in suburban Mt.
It is configured to handle additional G3R modules distributed around the campus in four wire centers. By placing the modules closer to phones, we saved hundreds of thousands of dollars in the cost of copper cable.