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Compliance requirements for cabling on customer side of PSTN

Compliance requirements for cabling on customer side of PSTN

Compliance requirements for cabling on customer side of PSTN

Is Australia the only country in the world that requires manufacturers/importers of cabling products to apply a regulatory Telecommuncations Authority compliance mark to cables that are on the customer side of the boundary of a telecommunications network? e.g. if a security system is interfaced to a telecommunications network via telephone interface card or modem, all cables used to connect sensors, cameras, alarms etc. must be marked with the Australian Communications Authority (A-Tick) compliance symbol.


RE: Compliance requirements for cabling on customer side of PSTN

UL and CSA are underwriting/testing groups here in North America. They test everything from toasters to cable.
In the US we must adhere to " The Code", which also called the National Electrical Code. It is published by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
The NEC is typically the minimum standard and  it's use is almost universally(in the US) mandated by most government agencies.
The NEC is why we have 3 wire polarized  electrical outlets, ground-fault protection, etc here in the states.
Our outlet power is also only 117vac(nominal)as opposed to 230vac in most other places.
So my answer is yes, we have standards for premise wiring.

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