Distribution Points

These are terminal boxes (see Block Terminals) found at the end of the local cable distribution, used to connect to the customer feed cables.  They can be found on poles, inside or outside buildings.  They terminate the cables that are fed from either the Cabinets or Pillars.

When a Distribution Point is fitted internally, polythene external cable is joined to internal cable outside the building and the internal cable is then terminated.  This is done because polythene is a fire hazard if used internally.

Distribution Points are known as DP's.


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