Customer Premises or Network Ground Wire
Document Number TA-TSY-000120
Issue Number 01
Issue Date Mar 1986
ABSTRACT: Customer Premises or Network Ground Wire is used for making ground connections on customer premises (equipment chassis and station
protectors), network wiring on protected cable terminals, telephone poles, and for upgrading power company grounds. Ground Wire shall
contain either 6, 10, or 12 AWG (American Wire Gauge) annealed solid copper conductors, bare or individually insulated with Colored
Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC). Insulated Ground Wire is always used on customer premises and therefore requires listing by Underwriters
This Technical Advisory (TA) provides the Telcordia preliminary view of the construction and requirements for Customer Premises or
Network Ground Wire. Included in the document are functional design criteria, mechanical and electrical requirements, and test methods
for comparing the product against the stated requirements.
When using TA-TSY-000120, you may need to refer to several ASTM specifications.