Key:telecom:medium

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Description
A particular physical layer used in a given telecommunication network or equipment Edit or translate this description.
Group: Telecom
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may be used on nodesmay be used on waysmay be used on areasshould not be used on relations
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Status: approvedPage for proposal

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.

List of possible telecom:medium=* values.
Key Value Comment
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.