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  1. 1. OverviewSituation Enabling a Las Vegas Mobile Backhaul inMajor communications company had 3 Weeks Took More Than Luck.three weeks to begin deployment on afiber optic backhaul network to cell sites To deploy a fiber backhaul network for a major service provider—with the first towerwith 24/7 access in Las Vegas. live in three weeks—it took 3M.3M Solution• 3M Fiber Dome Stubbed Terminal TM The Challenge FDST 08S Three weeks to enable a mobile backhaul solution in Las Vegas? No problem.• 3M External Cable Assembly Module TM (ECAM) Factory-Terminated Fiber A major communications company came to 3M with a growth path that was poised Cable Assembly (FCA). to cultivate new customers including wireless carriers and additional commercial customers. Having negotiated a new contract to provide high-speed wireless access,Results the company had to deploy a fiber optic mobile backhaul to cell sites with 24/73M helped our customer enable a fiber access in the Las Vegas market. The first tower needed to be live in three weeksmobile backhaul in three weeks, with from the date 3M received the call. This would allow the customer to deliver morea lower total cost of ownership, 24/7 bandwidth for data-intensive applications, including email, SMS text messages andaccess and future-proof scalability. video. With most of the area’s cell towers located close to new business customers, the company needed a reliable solution with easy plug-and-play capability—stable enough to provide service to cell towers while being flexible enough to provide essential data services to business customers throughout the local market. With current infrastructure making access time an obstacle for field technicians performing maintenance, they needed an accessible approach that also provided demarcation outside the property fence. 3M had three weeks to develop and supply the solution and products that would enable our customer to deploy several hundred cell sites quickly with open access around the clock for continual maintenance and upgrades. They were also looking for a lower total cost of ownership, thanks to the products’ custom features. The Solution The 3M Fiber Dome Stubbed Terminals provided the customer 24/7 access for TM their technicians to the terminals outside the property fence. Their technicians would also be able to conduct maintenance from the street using plug-and-play capabilities.
  2. 2. In addition, the 3M Fiber Dome Stubbed Terminals for cellular/mobile backhaul applications ™ offered an intelligent solution that provided the company with a factory-assembled SC and LC The Network of fiber optic cable with six connectors on each end – virtually eliminating the cost of fusion Networks splicing. 3M Fiber Dome Stubbed Terminals for fiber optic backhaul provide easy plug-and- As a world leader in communications play capability, enabling more bandwidth for email, SMS text messaging and other data- technology, 3M is a Network of intensive applications that businesses and consumers expect from today’s wireless carriers Networks connecting products, while incurring credible cost and time savings. people, and companies by harnessing the power of 45 Combined with the 3M External Cable Assembly Module (ECAM) Factory-Terminated TM technology platforms to create Fiber Cable Assembly (FCA), the Fiber Dome Stubbed Terminals from 3M enabled true customer-centric innovations. The plug-and-play capability as previously installed fiber optic cables were not disturbed when Network of Networks connects adding and removing ECAM-FCA cable assemblies. And with simple, error-free closure smart grids to smart phones, wind sealing and re-entry, the fixed O-ring seal reduces the potential for craft error during the farms to server farms, greenfield to terminal sealing process. brownfield, wireline to wireless, and customers to their goals. To get the The Results Network of Networks working for Within three weeks, a solution was decided on, product was deployed and the first tower was you, visit live. The 3M Fiber Dome Stubbed Terminal enabled fast connections and labor cost savings. With the 3M product solution, technicians can now access backhaul networks, making maintenance modifications easy to execute within a matter of minutes. Our customer can increase the number of end users easily and quickly. They are now expanding the network using 3M terminals to add access for business services throughout Las Vegas. The Bottom Line At a lower total cost of ownership than traditional installations, plug-and-play connectorized solutions from 3M provide flexibility, rapid deployment, ease of use and scalability without the need for skilled technicians, providing the ability to add customers quickly and easily with 24/7 access to your fiber network. To learn more about the 3M Fiber Dome Stubbed Terminal, visit TM3M is a trademark of 3M Company.Important NoticeAll statements, technical information, and recommendations related to 3M’s products are based on information believed to be reliable, but the accuracy or completeness is not guaranteed.Before using this product, you must evaluate it and determine if it is suitable for your intended application. You assume all risks and liability associated with such use. Any statements relatedto the product which are not contained in 3M’s current publications, or any contrary statements contained on your purchase order shall have no force or effect unless expressly agreed upon,in writing, by an authorized officer of 3M.Warranty; Limited Remedy; Limited Liability.This product will be free from defects in material and manufacture for a period of 12 months from the time of purchase. 3M MAKES NO OTHER WARRANTIES INCLUDING, BUT NOTLIMITED TO, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. If this product is defective within the warranty period stated above, yourexclusive remedy shall be, at 3M’s option, to replace or repair the 3M product or refund the purchase price of the 3M product. Except where prohibited by law, 3M will not be liable forany loss or damage arising from this 3M product, whether indirect, special, incidental or consequential regardless of the legal theory asserted.3Communication Markets Division6801 River Place Blvd.Austin, TX 78726-9000800/426 8688Fax 800/626 0329 Please recycle. Printed in © 3M 2011. All rights reserved.