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Patrick Thompson, Brian L Johnson, Anthony L Tischler: Outside plant fiber distribution apparatus and method. ADC Telecommunications, Merchant & Gould P C, December 12, 2000: US06160946 (230 worldwide citation)

An outside plant fiber distribution apparatus includes a frame member and a plurality of fiber optic modules mounted to the frame member. The frame member includes upper and lower module mounting brackets. Each module includes a front and two mounting flanges, each mountable to one of the upper and ...


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Patrick Thompson, Brian L Johnson, Anthony L Tischler: Outside plant fiber distribution apparatus and method. ADC Telecommunications, Merchant & Gould P C, March 26, 2002: US06363200 (191 worldwide citation)

An outside plant fiber distribution apparatus includes a frame member and a plurality of fiber optic modules mounted to the frame member. The frame member includes upper and lower module mounting brackets. Each module includes a front and two mounting flanges, each mountable to one of the upper and ...


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Hideki Sakauchi: Packet-switched network having alternate virtual paths. NEC Corporation, Foley & Lardner, August 24, 1993: US05239537 (166 worldwide citation)

In a broadband ISDN system where each switching node is connected to each adjacent node by a transmission line having communication links and a service link, the switching node comprises a self-routing network for routing a cell from an input to an output of the network according to a virtual path i ...


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Brian J Allen, Duane B Kutsch, Donald R Skinfill: Digital telecommunication network cross-connect module having a printed circuit board connected to jack switches. Telect, Wells St John Roberts Gregory & Matkin, August 3, 1993: US05233501 (112 worldwide citation)

A digital communication network having a digital cross-connect system is described for facilitating the insulation, testing, monitoring, restoration and repair of digital telecommunication apparatus. The system includes a plurality of digital cross-connect modules 10. Each module 10 has an input jac ...


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Robert J Koziy, Gregory C Pfeiffer, Leah E Danzinger, John C Keller, Eric Kar Wing Sit: System and method for electronically identifying connections of a cross-connect system. ADC Telecommunications, Altera Law Group, July 16, 2002: US06421322 (110 worldwide citation)

A system and method for electronically identifying connections established through a cross-connect system provides for the identification of all hard-wired and temporary patch connections, and any modifications made to existing cross-connect circuit connections. Connection identification and status ...


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Toru Kosugi, Yuichi Hashimoto, Masayuki Tanaka, Katsuichi Ohara, Takahiro Furukawa, Makoto Aoki: Digital cross connect system. Fujitsu, Staas & Halsey, February 23, 1993: US05189410 (107 worldwide citation)

A digital cross connect system includes reception interface parts for converting an input line signal into a VT signal having a VT frame format in conformance with synchronous optical network (SONET) standards, a switching part for cross connecting the VT signal received from the reception interface ...


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Tatsuya Shiragaki: Optical cross-connect system with space and wavelength division switching stages for minimizing fault recovery procedures. NEC Corporation, Laff Whitesel Conte & Saret, October 10, 1995: US05457556 (93 worldwide citation)

In an optical cross-connect system, incoming and outgoing fiber optic trunks carrying WTDM signals are terminated to first inlet ports and first outlet ports of an optical space switch. A wavelength division demultiplexer is connected to a second outlet port of the optical space switch and a wavelen ...


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Mostafa H Sherif: Asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) transport of voice-band signals. AT&T Ipm, Mark K Young, Eugene S Indyk, October 17, 1995: US05459722 (72 worldwide citation)

A plurality of ATM networks may be interconnected to allow communication of voice-band signals between them by using one or more PSTNs and a novel interface that converts ATM formatted data packets to a format usable by digital multiplication equipment (DCME). Such an interface thus allows the DCME ...


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Wayne E Williams, Bill B Williams Jr, Robert J Warner: Digital telecommunications network, cross-connect module. Telect, Wells St John & Roberts, March 21, 1989: US04815104 (72 worldwide citation)

A digital telecommunication network having a digital cross-connect system is described for facilitating the installation, testing, monitoring, restoration and repair of digital telecommunication apparatus. The system includes a plurality of digital cross-connect modules. Each of the modules has an i ...


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John Anthony Rutkowski, William Tracy Spitz, Stanley Everett Wright: Modular cross-connect system. Lucent Technologies, June 17, 1997: US05639261 (69 worldwide citation)

The invention is a modular cross-connect system which has a connector block having an array of connector jacks therein and which is mountable on a panel. The block has pivot pins for pivotally mounting it in an aperture in the panel, and the rear of the block has connectors thereon for connecting wi ...