As to your Mystery No. 4,

I believe that the National Electric Code (nec), Article 770, has brought the electricians into the fiber-optic installation world. The National Fire Protection Association has established a set of fire rules for fiber-optic cable, so by default the nec is now specifying the cable and its installation.

Oct 1st, 1997

Leighton Bicknell

Communications System Planner

n.a.e.s. Corp.

Seabrook, NH

I believe that the National Electric Code (nec), Article 770, has brought the electricians into the fiber-optic installation world. The National Fire Protection Association has established a set of fire rules for fiber-optic cable, so by default the nec is now specifying the cable and its installation.

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