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Access Public Networks

Access Public Networks

The installation and extension of public telecommunications networks require customer-specific solutions, allowing them to fully operate as cost-effective, secure and future-oriented networks. Due to the long-term partnerships with our domestic and foreign customers, 3M Telecommunications understands the requirements of local service providers as well as national or international telecommunications operators. This is why 3M Telecommunications has played a leading role in consultancy services, development, production and sales of components and systems, for decades within all major telecommunications markets around the world. We have repeatedly set new standards with solutions for every aspect of the network, from the invention of IDC technology to complete hand-held diagnostic equipment supply. The most recent development in IDC is the 3M™ Quante™ ID 3000™ splitter block, which allows particularly fast, maintenance-friendly ADSL vital for high speed Internet access.

3M Telecommunications supplies:

  • Passive components for public- and private-sector copper and fibre optic conductor systems.


  • Connection and splicing technologies
  • Main distribution frames
  • Distribution boxes
  • Cross-connection cabinets, outdoor cabinets and cable terminal boxes
  • Surge protection
  • Network termination equipment
  • Closures
  • Distribution racks and cabinets
  • Telephone booths, hoods and pillars

Active components for subscribers:

  • Test equipment for fibre and copper cables
  • ISDN network termination equipment
  • Line termination equipment
  • Multiplexers
  • Design, sale, and servicing of system solutions for communications networks

For more information, please choose one of the following links:

Access Public Networks
Where to Buy

Find out where to buy Public Networks products