EXPERIENCES WITH SELF-SUPPORTED PLASTIC COMMUNICATION CABLE,
GENERAL TELEPHONE CO OF ILLINOIS SPRINGFIELD
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The trial use of self-supported plastic cable for rural area telephone operations is discussed. Factors and intangibles that enter into the use of self-supported plastic cables show that its use would be economical even though the service life would not exceed 5 or 10 years. Self-supported plastic cable is one of the most economical means of providing additional rural facilities. This type of plant has been proved to be easily installed, requires less maintenance than any other type of comparable facility and can be expediently removed and fully salvaged in the event service requirements increase beyond its capacity.
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