Microtrenching: Speeds 4G Fiber Installation

April 2011
Underground Construction;Apr2011, Vol. 66 Issue 4, p32
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the use of the newest technology in microtrenching by Columbus, Ohio-based Fishel Co., in a project to install conduit and fiber optic cable for distributed antenna systems (DAS) in Scottsdale, Arizona. It describes DAS as a hybrid of fiber optics and radio sites. It claims that the installation of the conduit between the curb and gutter is followed by a Vermeer RTX550 tractor and the Vermeer MTR12 microtrencher attachment.


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