facility

facility

In telecommunications, a facility is defined by Federal Standard 1037C as: 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. A network-provided service to users or the network operating administration. A transmission pathway and associated equipment. 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. A real property entity consisting of one or more of the following: a building, a structure, a utility system, pavement, and underlying land.

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