Introducing Mainframe’s Active Utility Cabinets

In the ever-evolving landscape of telecommunications, Mainframe Communications FOLAN UK, is proud to unveil our latest breakthrough – the FTTX/5G Aerial or Wall-Mounted Active Cabinet Range. This cutting-edge product marks a significant stride in enhancing connectivity solutions for a wide range of applications, from rural areas to industrial zones and educational institutions.

Bridging the Connectivity Gap

Our FTTX/5G Active Cabinets represent a scaled-down version of the Alt-nets active roadside cabinet, meticulously designed to meet the unique needs of today’s fast-paced communication networks. With over 35 years of experience in the Telecoms FTTX space, Mainframe Communications FOLAN UK, offers bespoke and custom design solutions tailored to power your Metropolitan or Rural network architecture.


Efficiency and Cost-Effectiveness

One of the standout features of our active cabinets is their ability to streamline deployment, eliminating the need for costly civil work. These cabinets are built on a robust foundation, featuring a 16-port OLT chassis fully populated, along with two splits of 1×8 within the GPON fibre infrastructure. This configuration allows a single pole cabinet to serve a staggering 1024 homes, making it the most commercially viable option for various applications.

Key Features:

  • Up to 16 OLT ports
  • Option for 24F or 48F Fibre Distribution panels with splicing capability
  • Accessibility from the front for ease of maintainence
  • Enhanced security with Smart Locking Systems
  • IP Rated for durability and resilience
  • Compact design, fitting perfectly within an 8U 19” rack space
  • Efficient fibre slack management for seamless patching
  • Redundant or backup continuous power protection
  • Off-the-shelf or bespoke configurations available

Sizing Up the Dimensions

Our FTTX/5G Active Cabinets are designed with practicality in mind, featuring dimensions that ensure easy installation:

  • Height: 785mm
  • Width: 404mm
  • Depth: 490mm


For your convenience, these cabinets are supplied in large cardboard boxes, specially designed for safe storage and efficient transportation.


At Mainframe Communications FOLAN UK, we are committed to advancing connectivity solutions that empower communities and businesses alike. Our FTTX/5G Active Cabinets represent a significant leap forward in this mission, offering a cost-effective, efficient, and reliable solution for network expansion.

In a world where connectivity is paramount, trust Mainframe to keep you connected. Get in touch with us today to explore how our innovative cabinets can transform your network infrastructure. Together, we’ll shape a brighter, more connected future.

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