Neutral area in an interconnection facility / carrier hotel where networks setup their equipment in racks or cages.
Separate network (Network B) seeking to interconnect with Network A
An example of the inside of a rack with network equipment.
Fiber cables serving multiple network operators guided along the top of the Fiber Distribution Panels.
Separate, neutral area within the interconnection facility / carrier hotel where the cross-connects take place. There is no network equipment in this area.
Fiber Distribution Panels where interconnection / cross-connects take place
Network A and Network B interconnect through a Fiber Distribution Panel (FDP) using Duplex Single Mode (SM) fiber pairs, without their network equipment ever touching.