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Work Item details
Reference TRIS_04
Short Name Free space in cable ducts
ETSI Workitem
ETSI Deliverable
Subject Defining and calculating free space  in cable ducts

Related WI

It is planned that this ECC Report would provide a summary of the current situation for free space (capacity)in the cable ducts in CEPT countries. The Report would also provide definitions and options of mathematical calculations for defining and calculating free space in cable ducts for pulling and blowing alternative operators’ cables. The objective of the report would be to provide guidance or a harmonised approach to deal with disputes where infrastructure owners prohibit access by claiming alack of capacity. 

Deliverable ECC Report
Responsible group WG NaN - NaN4
Start date 05-09-2018
Target date 26-11-2021
Public Consultation 28-05-2021
Regular Work Item False
Comments WG NaN agreeable to the work but support from further countries needed. Provisional support from some administrations which needs to be confirmed before the next PT TRIS meeting.

Keywords passive infrastructure, access, ducts, cables
Worked by PT TRIS
Contact Freddie McBride (Closed) (
Status In Progress
Triggered By Latvia, Lithuania,
Progress Report
Support for work item to be confirmed at next PT TRIS meeting.
Questionnaire to be circulated in June 2018 to inform work

Reponses to questionnaire reviewed by PT TRIS in Vilnius (4-5 September 2018) and agreement reached to prepare first drat of report.