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A lot of towers in my area have been upgraded to NV. When the upgrades were happening at these towers there was a lot of activity going on. There were Ericsson trucks pulling in and out at different times,120' booms being unloaded,loaded,crews of people sometimes 5 at a time doing their thing. Needless to say,it was pretty exciting. About a month and a half ago this all stopped because all work  that could be done had been completed. My question. When the backhaul is installed, what kind of activity will there be at these towers?

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It might depend on the vendor who already has backhaul there. If they can support the new capacity that is being requested, probably not a lot of visible work will be done. If they have to run new fiber, you'll see a lot of ground dug up.

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It might depend on the vendor who already has backhaul there. If they can support the new capacity that is being requested, probably not a lot of visible work will be done. If they have to run new fiber, you'll see a lot of ground dug up.

 

Is there a way to find out if a particular sites has the backhaul there already?

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Is there a way to find out if a particular sites has the backhaul there already?

 

Not really. You could look for a Fiber or AAV box in the vicinity, but they vary in size, shape, etc. from vendor to vendor and area to area. Not to mention they are usually small boxes in comparison to everything else (think of the telephone or cable signal box you have on or near your house).

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