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New Equipment Helps TSS Bring Fiber to Area

A strange-looking new machine has come to reside in Whitehall. It's called a Hydro Excavator. It basically consists of a high-pressure water wand for digging holes and trenches and a powerful high-volume vacuum cleaner for sucking up the resulting mess.

TeleSystem Services (TSS) has acquired the new device for expanding our 2017 Fiber-To-The-Home (FTTH) system. This expansion project was recently funded by a local ARPA grant. This new machine will be used to install handholes, fiber distribution hubs, home connections, and for "potholing."

Potholing is defined as using high-pressure water and...


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