Fiber-to-the-premise (FTTP) architectures are presenting both new challenges and
new opportunities regarding the use of connectors in the outside plant (OSP). At
no other time have connectors been as necessary in OSP architectures – and they
are destined to become even more prevalent in the days ahead as the FTTP
networking market continues to gain momentum. Service providers competing for
the FTTP market require the same flexibility in test access and the ability to
provision that they have typically enjoyed in the central office. They need to scale
service in a cost-effective manner....