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|A particular physical layer used in a given telecommunication network or equipment|
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This key describes the medium on the local loop side. For instance, a telephone exchange for xDSL won't have the fibre value, even though it may be connected to a backbone network with optical fibre.
|telecom:medium||copper||When subscribers reach the telephone exchange devices with xDSL (called DSLAM) or plain old telephone technologies. Typically for xDSL service.|
|telecom:medium||fibre||When subscribers reach the telephone exchange devices with fibre (called OLT). Typically for FTTH or FTTO service.|
|telecom:medium||coaxial||When subscribers reach the telephone exchange devices (called CMTS) with coaxial cables. Typically for FTTB or FTTLa service.|