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TIA Issues Call for Interest on new Project for Optical Power Loss Measurement of Installed Multimode Fiber Cable Plant

Stakeholders Invited to Contact TIA Regarding Participation.

Arlington VA. (January 08, 2020) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) TR-42.11 Engineering Committee on Optical Fiber Systems (568) has issued a call for interest for document TIA-526.14-D initially titled “Optical Power Loss Measurement of Installed Multimode Fiber Cable Plant”. TR-42.11 is developing guidelines in the area defined by the following scope: “Proposal to revise to add reference to bend insensitive MM fiber for testing with EF compliant launch cord.”

The stakeholders may include, but are not limited to: TR-42.1, TR-42.11, TR-42.13, IEC 86B, IEC 86C, ISO/IEC/JTC1/SC25/WG3, end-users, installers, designers of optical fiber cabling systems.

TIA is actively seeking participation in these projects from the user and general interest communities.

For more information about TR-42 and how to participate in standards development with TIA, contact Teesha Jenkins at

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