FCC rules for backup power

Sean Donelan sean at donelan.com
Tue Nov 13 20:07:03 UTC 2007


Proposed new FCC rules for backup power sources for central offices, cell 
sites, remote switches, digital loops, etc.  For the first time, the FCC 
is considering specific backup power time requirements of 24 hours for 
central offices and 8 hours for outside plant and cell sites.  Although 
most carriers tended to follow old Bell System Practices for backup power,
BSP's weren't official regulations.

ISPs aren't specifically covered, but ....

<http://www.tessco.com/yts/industry/products/infra/infrastructure/power_supplies/pdf/agl_reprint.pdf>




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