Boring and Pulling Pipe
To get started, our crews typically begin boring in your neighborhood. Boring is how we get our pipe from one point to another without destroying the existing ground or obstacles on the ground that are in between the two points. We can even bore under driveways, sidewalks, and fences.
Our fiber path follows existing electrical paths in most areas, so this means our lines may need to run through existing easements in your front, side or back yard depending on your property’s location.
Pulling Fiber and Setting Pedestals
Once our pipes are in place, we can then begin pulling fiber through. This helps put fiber throughout the neighborhood to create the backbone of your future connections.
We also set fiber pedestals throughout the neighborhood during this step. Fiber pedestals house and protect branches of fiber, making it easy to access the cables when it’s time to pull fiber to your home or office.
Once we have pulled fiber throughout your neighborhood and into fiber pedestals, we can then begin splicing. Splicing is extremely important because the quality of the splice determines the strength of the light traveling throughout the fiber network. The stronger the splice, the stronger the light will be, which means a stronger connection for you once you’re connected to the network.
After the fiber network has been fully built in your neighborhood following steps 1-3 above, we will come back to clean up. Construction can be messy at times, but we will work to restore any affected areas of your yard or neighborhood once we’re finished. We may need to make multiple visits to your area before we finish steps 1-3 above, but you can rest assured we will come back to put everything back the way it was.
We have also included more information about locating non-utility lines on your property below. Feel free to call our contractor, Trans-Tel, at (405) 310-0796 with any questions you may have.