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Public-images-osm logo.svg utility = telecom
French telecom optical cable marker.jpg
Infrastructure related to telecomuncations networks providing phone and internet service towards industries and domestic subscribers Edit or translate this description.
Group: Man made
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesmay be used on waysmay be used on areasmay be used on relations
Useful combination
Status: approvedPage for proposal

The tag utility=telecom is added to a feature (such as a marker=*) to specify that it is part of the infrastructure related to telecomuncations networks providing phone and internet service.

Telecommunications_network connect servers and subscribers through a complex arrangement of sites and devices. This value refers to any activity involving network and infrastructure useful to deliver services for industrial or domestic usage.

This value was originally introduced to be used in combination with marker=*

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Photo Location Tagging Note
French telecom optical cable marker.jpg
France node marker=aerial
operator=France Télécom
phone=05 21 68 97
An aerial marker indicating the presence of an  optical fibre cable buried below
Signalisation de fibre optique enterrée 02.jpg