Accession Number : AD0656409

Title :   COMMUNICATION UNDERGROUND DISTRIBUTION PLANT IN URBAN AREAS,

Corporate Author : ILLINOIS BELL TELEPHONE CO CHICAGO

Personal Author(s) : Elder,C. H.

Report Date : 1957

Pagination or Media Count : 12

Abstract : Based on trials it is concluded that only modest improvements in trenching and backfilling equipment and construction methods are needed to make all underground telephone plant, urban and rural, as cheap as aerial installations. Even if this were not so, the savings in maintenance costs, public demand for better appearance, and greater safety will prove in buried plant.

Descriptors :   (*TELEPHONE LINES, URBAN AREAS), INSTALLATION, UNDERGROUND, COSTS

Subject Categories : Non-radio Communications

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE