Telecommunications facility

In telecommunications, a facility is defined by Federal Standard 1037C as:

  1. A fixed, mobile, or transportable structure, including (a) all installed electrical and electronic wiring, cabling, and equipment and (b) all supporting structures, such as utility, ground network, and electrical supporting structures.
  2. A network-provided service to users or the network operating administration.
  3. A transmission pathway and associated equipment.
  4. In a protocol applicable to a data unit, such as a block or frame, an additional item of information or a constraint encoded within the protocol to provide the required control.
  5. A real property entity consisting of one or more of the following: a building, a structure, a utility system, pavement, and underlying land.[1][2]

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