Reducing up-front expenses in any FTTP architecture plays into every decision
a carrier makes about solutions deployed in any particular situation. Reaching
customers quickly and easily with robust, flexible, and reliable connectivity for
delivering voice, data, and video services requires careful planning and good
decision making. The introduction of hardened connectors and drop cables
using multiport service terminals (MSTs) enables carriers to accelerate FTTP
deployment, provide rapid service turn-up and enable operational cost savings
throughout the life of the network....