Copper telephone cables

Based on HIGH TECHNOLOGY manufacturing process and the MOST-UP-TO- DATE production facilities incorporating Robot Reel Handling system and with the COMMITMENT TO HIGH QUALITY Riyadh Telephone Cables Co. started production in 1994.

Copper telephone cables

RIYADH TELEPHONE CABLES produces all types and sizes of TelephoneCables up to 3600 pairs in accordance with Saudi Telecom Specificationas well as the following international standards.

  • IEC, International
  • VDE, Germany
  • NF, France
  • REA, U.S.America
  • BS, United Kingdom

STANDARD PRODUCTS

  • Air-Core Telephone Cables.
  • Jelly-Filled Telephone Cables.
  • Self Supporting Aerial Telephone Cables.
  • Indoor PVC Telephone Cables.
  • Buried Service Telephone Wires.
  • Indoor Telephone Wires.
  • Jumper Wires.

Copper telephone cables types

  • Process Flow Chart

    Milestone

  • Quality Control
    Meeting Customer Satisfaction

     

    Meeting Customer Satisfaction

    Commitment to quality Control at all production stages as well as personnel activities.


    Quality control includes the following inspections and testing:

    • In-coming raw material Inspection.
    • On-line testing and control equipment
    • In-between process testing of subunits, units and cable cores.
    • Final testing equipment for low frequency and high frequency cable characteristics.
    • Statistical records for the testing standards.

    Quality Assurance Policy - Zero Defect

    1. Specify quality target data.
    2. Recognize problems.
    3. Analyse.
    4. Identify problem solution.
    5. Formulate action plan.
    6. Implement action plan.
    7. Check for success.
    8. Set new quality target data.
    9. Zero defect.

     

  • Stub Cables
    Product Code: UCEEO & UCELO

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    1. Copper Conductor
    2. Solid PE Insulation
    3. Identification Tape
    4. Core Wrapping Tape
    5. Aluminium Moisture barrier tape (for cables over 100 pairs)
    6. Black PE Sheath
    7. Sheath Marking
    8. Copper Conductor/li>

    Descripton: Plain solid annealed copper conductor, high density solid polyethylene insulated, paired, ten pairs sub-unit type, air core, polyethylene shated, cables cores over 100 pairs manufactured with a moisture barrier, generally complying with Sudi Telecom specification TS-2001 (EES) 

    Application: Stub cable is used for outside plant networks, installed between manholes and cabinets. Cables up to 100 pairs are connected to cabinets or distribution pillar terminal boxes. It is suitable for tropical environment conditions (from -10⁰C to +55⁰C ambient).

    Related Specifications: IEC 60708

    Dimensions and Standard Packing:

    RTC Product Cable size Approx Outer Dia. Approx. Gross Wt. Shipping Length Drum Size (Flange Dia)
    No. ( No. x mm ) ( mm ) ( Kg ) ( Meter ) ( mm )
    UCEEO 032  10 x 2 x 0.50  10.0 156 1000 800
    UCEEO 042  20 x 2 x 0.50  12.5 252 1000 1000
    UCEEO 062  50 x 2 x 0.50  17.5 473 1000 1200
    UCEEO 072  100 x 2 x 0.50  24.0 851 1000 1400
    UCELO 082  200 x 2 x 0.50  33.0 1664 1000 1800
    UCELO 102  300 x 2 x 0.50  39.5 2363 1000 2000
    UCELO 112  400 x 2 x 0.50  45.0 3005 1000 2200

    Electrical and Transmission characteristics

    1. Conductor Resistance : at 20°C

    • Maximum average : 92 ohms/Km
    • Maximum individual : 96 ohms/Km

         1.1 Resistance Unbalance ( % )

    • Maximum average : 0.75
    • Maximum individual : 2.5

    Resistance unbalance shall be calculated with the following formula

    2. Insulation Resistance

    The Insulation resistance shall not be less than 10,000 mega ohms. km at 20°C

         2.1 Dielectric Withstand Voltage:

    • DC voltage shall be applied for minimum 3 seconds.
    • Conductor to Conductor : 2000 volts.
    • Conductor to Screen : 5000 volts.

    3. Mutual Capacitance : (at 1000 ± 200Hz)

    • Maximum average : 44 ± 2 nF/Km
    • Maximum individual : 50 nF/Km

    4. Capacitance Unbalance ( at 1000 ± 200 Hz )

         4.a) Pair to Pair within sub-unit:

    • Maximum average : 22pF/500 m.
    • Maximum individual: 150 pF/500 m.

         4.b) Pair to Pair between adjacent sub-units or units.

    • Maximum average : 20 pF/500 m.
    • Maximum individual : 50 pF/500 m.

         4.c) Pair to Earth:

    • Maximum average : 500 pF/Km
    • Maximum individual : 2500 pF/Km

    5. Attenuation :
    The attenuation of cables at 1 KHz and 1MHz shall not exceed the following values when corrected to 45 °C.

    Max. average attenuation (dBIKm)
    At 1KHz  At 1 MHz
    1.45  22.6

     

    6. Cross Talk:

         6.a) Pair to Pair Near-End ( NEXT ) coupling: loss:

    The measurement shall be performed on one randomly selected outer unit and 99% of pair combinations shall exceed the following values at the specified frequencies.

    Frequency Min. NEXT Limit
    (KHz) ( d.B/Km )
    1 85
    12 80
    80 67
    1000 48

     

         6.b) NEXT and ELFEXT Individual Power Sums: 

    The near-end (NEXT) and equal level far-end (ELFEXT) individual power sums shall exceed the following values at the specified frequencies.

    Frequency  Within Unit ( d.B/Km)
    (KHz) Min. NEXT  Min.ELFEXT
    1 70 74
    12 67 71
    80 55 58
    1000 37 36
  • AIRCORE, PRESSURIZED, DUCT Type Primary
    LOCAL TELEPHONE CABLE - Product Code: ACCLO

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    1. Copper Conductor
    2. Cellular PE Insulation
    3. Identification Tape
    4. Core Wrapping Tape
    5. Aluminium Moisture barrier tape
    6. Black PE Sheath
    7. Sheath Marking

    Description : Plain solid annealed copper conductor, high density cellular polyethylene insulated, paired, ten pairs sub-unit type, air core, screened with aluminium moisture barrier and polyethylene sheathed compliance with Saudi Telecom specification TS-2001(CES) 

    Application : Air core duct cable is placed in duct and used for primary underground distribution network between manholes and exchanges, having a single jacket. It is suitable for tropical enviromental conditions (from -10 °C to 55°C ambient).

    Related Specifications : IEC 60708

    Dimensions and Standard Packing

    RTC Product Cable size Approx. Outer Dia.  Approx. Gross Wt. Shipping Length Drum Size (Flange Dia)
    No. (No.x mm) (mm) (Kg) (Meter) (mm)
    ACCLO 101 300 x 2 x 0.40 29.0 1460 1000 1800
    ACCLO 121 600 x 2 x 0.40 39.0 2500 1000 2000
    ACCLO 131 900 x 2 x 0.40 47.0 2250 600 2000
    ACCLO 141 1200 x 2 x 0.40 54.0 1550 300 1800
    ACCLO 151 1500 x 2 x 0.40 60.0 1950 300 2000
    ACCLO 161 1800 x 2 x 0.40 65.5 2210 300 2000
    ACCLO 171 2100 x 2 x 0.40 70.0 2575 300 2200
    ACCLO 181 2400 x 2 x 0.40 75.0 2850 300 2200
               
    ACCLO 102 300 x 2 x 0.50 35.0 1960 1000 1800
    ACCLO 122 600 x 2 x 0.50 47.5 2325 600 2000
    ACCLO 132 900 x 2 x 0.50 57.5 1710 300 1800
    ACCLO 142 1200 x 2 x 0.50 66.0 2280 300 2000
    ACCLO 152 1500 x 2 x 0.50 73.5 2705 300 2200
    ACCLO 162 1800 x 2 x 0.50 80.0 3110 300 2200
               
    ACCLO 104 300 x 2 x 0.65 44.5 1850 600 1800
    ACCLO 124 600 x 2 x 0.65 61.5 1900 300 1800
    ACCLO 134 900 x 2 x 0.65 74.6 2750 300 2000
    ACCLO 144 1200 x 2 x 0.65 85.0 3550 300 2200
               
    ACCLO 076 100 x 2 x 0.90 36.0 1500 600 1600
    ACCLO 106 300 x 2 x 0.90 59.60 2125 300 1800

     

    Electrical and Transmission Characteristics

    1. Conductor Resistance at 20°C

    Copper Conductor Dia. (mm) Max. Resistance (Ohms/Km)
    Average Individual
    0.40 144 150
    0.50 92 96
    0.65 54 57
    0.90 28 30

     

    1.1 Resistance Unbalance (%)

    Resistance unbalance shall be calculated with the following formula

    Copper Conductor Dia. (mm) Max. Resistance Unbalance(%)
    Average Individual
    0.40 1.00 2.5
    0.50 0.75 2.5
    0.65 0.75 2.0
    0.90 0.75 2.0

     

    2. Insulation Resistance

    The insulation resistance shall not be less than 5000 mega ohms. km. at 20°C

    2.1 Dielectric Withstand Voltge

    DC voltage shall be applied for minimum 3 secondsas given below.

    Copper Conductor Dia. (mm)  Min. Test Voltage (Volts dc)
    Conductor to Conductor Conductor to Screen
    0.40 1700 5000
    0.50 2000 5000
    0.65 2500 10000
    0.90 3500 10000

     

    3. Mutual Capacitance (at 1000 ± 200Hz)

    • Maximum average :44 ± 2 nF/Km
    • Maximum individual : 50 nF/Km.

    4. Capacitance Unbalance ( at 1000 ± 200 Hz )

    4.a ) Pair to Earth

    • Maximum average : 500 pF/km
    • Maximum individual : 2500 pF/km

    4.b ) Pair to Pair

    Max. Capacitance Unbalance (pF/500m)
      Average  Individual
    Within a sub-unit  25 150
    Between adjacent units or sub units 17 55

     

    5. Attenuation

    The corrected attenuation values to 45 °C shall not exceed the following values.

    Copper Conductor Dia. (mm) Max. Average attenuation (dB/Km)
    At 1 KHz At 1 MHz
    0.40 1.81 26.5
    0.50 1.45 22.6
    0.65 1.11 18.5
    0.90 0.80 13.3

     

    6. Cross Talk

    6.a) Pair to Pair Near-End (NEXT) coupling loss

    The measurement shall be performed on one randomly selected outer unit and 99% of pair combinations shall exceed the following values at the specified frequencies.

    Frequency (KHz) Min. NEXT Limit ( d.B/Km )
    1 85
    12 80
    80 67
    1000 48

     

    6.b) NEXT and ELFEXT Individual Power Sums

    The near-end (NEXT) and equal level far-end (ELFEXT) individual power sums shall exceed the following values at the specified frequencies.

    Frequency (KHz) Within Unit ( dB/Km )
    Min. NEXT Min. ELFEXT
    1 70 74
    12 67 71
    80 55 58
    1000 37 36


  • AIRCORE, PRESSURIZED, DIRECT BURIED Primary
    LOCAL TELEPHONE CABLE - Product Code: ACCDO

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    1. Copper Conductor
    2. Cellular PE Insulation
    3. Identification Tape
    4. Core Wrapping Tape
    5. Aluminium Moisture barrier tape
    6. Inner Sheath, Black PE
    7. Water Swellable Tape
    8. Outer Sheath, Black PE
    9. Sheath Marking

    Description : Plain solid annealed copper conductor, high density cellular polyethylene insulated, paired, ten pairs sub-unit type, air core, screened with aluminium moisture barrier and double polyethylene sheathed with a water swellable tape or flooding compound between the sheaths, generally complying with Saudi Telecom specification TS-200 1 (CESE)

    Application : Cellular polyethylene insulated, air core, direct buried type cable is used for primary underground distribution network between manholes and exchanges, having double polyethylene sheaths for direct buried applications. It is suitable for tropical environmental conditions (from -10°C to +55°C ambient).

    Related Specifications : IEC - 60708

    Dimensions and Standard Packing

    RTC Product Cable size Approx. Outer Dia. Approx. Gross Wt. Shipping Length Drum Size (Flange Dia)
    No. (No. x mm) (mm) (Kg) (Meter) (mm)
    ACCDO 101 300 x 2 x 0.40 33.0 1585 1000 1800
    ACCDO 121 600 x 2 x 0.40 43.2 2700 1000 2000
    ACCDO 131 900 x 2 x 0.40 51.0 2400 600 2000
    ACCDO 141 1200 x 2 x 0.40 58.10 1610 300 1800
    ACCDO 151 1500 x 2 x 0.40 64.0 1880 300 1800
    ACCDO 161 1800 x 2 x 0.40 69.5 2310 300 2000
    ACCDO 171 2100 x 2 x 0.40 74.0 2675 300 2200
    ACCDO 181 2400 x 2 x 0.40 79.0 2960 300 2200
               
    ACCDO 102 300 x 2 x 0.50 39.0 2285 1000 2000
    ACCDO 122 600 x 2 x 0.50 51.5 2470 600 2000
    ACCDO 132 900 x 2 x 0.50 61.7 1720 300 1600
    ACCDO 142 1200 x 2 x 0.50 70.0 2380 300 2000
    ACCDO 152 1500 x 2 x 0.50 77.70 2850 300 2000
    ACCDO 162 1800 x 2 x 0.50 84.0 3325 300 2200
               
    ACCDO 104 300 x 2 x 0.65 48.5 2215 600 2000
    ACCDO 124 600 x 2 x 0.65 65.7 1980 300 1800
    ACCDO 134 900 x 2 x 0.65 78.8 2860 300 2000
    ACCDO 144 1200 x 2 x 0.65 89.2 3670 300 2200
               
    ACCDO 076 100 x 2 x 0.90 40.5 1500 600 1600
    ACCDO 106 300 x 2 x 0.90 63.8 1910 300 1800

     

    Electrical and Transmission Characteristics

    1. Conductor Resistance: at 20°C

    Copper Conductor Dia.  Max. Resistance (Ohms/Km)
    (mm) Average Individual
    0.40 144 150
    0.50 92 96
    0.65 54 57
    0.90 28 30

     

         1.1 Resistance Unbalance (% ):

         Resistance unbalance shall be calculated with the following formula

         

    Copper Conductor Dia.  Max. Resistance Unbalance(%)
    (mm) Average Individual
    0.40 1.00 2.5
    0.50 0.75 2.5
    0.65 0.75 2.0
    0.90 0.75 2.0

     

    2. Insulation Resistance:

    The insulation resistance shall not be less than 5000 mega ohm. km. at 20°C

         2.1 Dielectric Withstand Voltage:

         DC voltage shall be applied for minimum 3 seconds as given below.

    Copper Conductor Dia.  Min. Test Voltage
    (Volts dc)
    (mm) Conductor to Conductor Conductor to Screen
    0.40 1700 5000
    0.50 2000 5000
    0.65 2500 10000
    0.90 3500 10000

     

    3. Mutual Capacitance: (at 1000 ± 200Hz)

    • Maximum average :44± 2 nF/Km
    • Maximum individual : 50 nF/Km.

    4. Capacitance Unbalance: ( at 1000 ± 200 Hz )

         4.a ) Pair to Earth:

    • Maximum average : 500 pF/km
    • Maximum individual : 2500 pF/km

         4.b ) Pair to Pair:

    Max. Capacitance Unbalance (pF/500m)
      Average Individual
    Within a sub-unit 25 150
    Between adjacent units or sub-units 17 55

     

    5. Attenuation: The corrected attenuation values to 45 °C shall not exceed the following values.

    Copper Conductor Dia. Max. Average attenuation(dB/Km)
     (mm) At 1 KHz At 1 MHz
    0.40 1.81 26.5
    0.50 1.45 22.6
    0.65 1.11 18.5
    0.90 0.80 13.3

     

    6. Cross Talk:

         6.a) Pair to Pair Near-End (NEXT ) coupling: loss:

         The measurement shall be performed on one randomly selected outer unit and 99% of pair combinations shall exceed the following values.

    Frequency (KHz) Min. NEXT Limit 
    ( d.B/Km )
    1 85
    12 80
    80 67
    1000 48

     

     

         6.b) NEXT and ELFEXT Individual Power Sums:

         The near-end (NEXT) and equal level far-end (ELFEXT) individual power sums shall exceed the following values at the specified frequencies .

    Frequency (KHz) Within Unit ( dB/Km )
    Min. NEXT Min. ELFEXT
    1 70 74
    12 67 71
    80 55 58
    1000 37 36


  • Jelly Filled, DUCT Type, Primary and Secondary
    LOCAL TELEPHONE CABLE - PRODUCT CODE : FCKLO

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    1. Copper Conductor
    2. Insulation (Foam - skin)n
    3. Filling Compound (Jelly)
    4. Identification Tape
    5. Core Wrapping Tape
    6. Aluminium Moisture barrier tape
    7. Outer Sheath, Black PE
    8. Sheath Marking

    Description : Plain solid annealed copper conductor, high density polyethylene foam skin insulated, paired, ten pairs sub-unit type, jelly filled, screened and black polyethylene sheathed, duct type primary and secondary local telephone cable, generally complying with Saudi Telecom specifications TS- 2002 (CEF) 

    Application : Polyethylene insulated water proof (jelly filled) CEF type cables are used for primary and secondary underground distribution networks, (i.e., in the secondary network between cross-connection cabinets and the subscribers connections, in the primary network between the exchange and cross-connection cabinets). CEF produced for duct installation with a single black polyethylene sheath. It is suitable for tropical environmental conditions (from -10°C to +55°C ambient). 

    Related Specllications : IEC 60708

    Dimensions and Standard Packing

    RTC Product No. Cable size Approx. Outer Dia. Approx. Gross Shipping Wt. Length Drum Size (Flange Dia)
    No.  (No.xmm)  (mm)  (Kg)  (Meter)  (mm)
    FCKLO 041  20 x 2 x 0.40  11.0  202  1000  800
    FCKLO 061  50 x 2 x 0.40  15.0  369  1000  1000
    FCKLO 071  100 x 2 x 0.40  19.5  644  1000  1200
    FCKLO 091  200 x 2 x 0.40  26.0  1214  1000  1600
    FCKLO 101  300 x 2 x 0.40  31.0  1602 1000  1600
    FCKLO 121  600 x 2 x 0.40  42.0  1879  600  1800
    FCKLO 131  900 x 2  x0.40  51.0  2717  600  2000
    FCKLO 141  1200 x 2 x 0.40  58.5  1830  300  1800
    FCKLO 151  1500 x 2 x 0.40  65.5  2315  300  2000
    FCKLO 161  1800 x 2 x 0.40  71.5  2662  300  2000
               
    FCKLO 032  10 x 2 x 0.50  10.0  174  1000  800
    FCKLO 042  20 x 2 x 0.50  12.5  280  1000  1000
    FCKLO 062  50 x 2 x 0.50  17.5  510  1000  1200
    FCKLO 072  100 x 2 x 0.50  23.5  908  1000  1400
    FCKLO 092  200 x 2 x 0.50  31.5  1730  1000  1800
    FCKLO 102  300 x 2 x 0.50  38.0  1467  600  1600
    FCKLO 122  600 x 2 x 0.50  52.5  2816  600  2000
    FCKLO 132  900 x 2 x 0.50  63.0  2030  300  1800
    FCKLO 142  1200 x 2 x 0.50  72.5  2720  300  2000
               
    FCKLO 044  20 x 2 x 0.65  15.0  373  1000  1000
    FCKLO 064  50 x 2 x 0.65  21.5  800  1000  1400
    FCKLO 074  100 x 2 x 0.65  29.5  891  600  1400
    FCKLO 094  200 x 2 x 0.65  40.5  1593  600  1600
    FCKLO 104  300 x 2 x 0.65  48.0  2409  600  2000
    FCKLO 124  600 x 2 x 0.65  67.0  2368  300  2000
               
    FCKLO 046  20 x 2 x 0.90  19.5  377  600  1000
    FCKLO 066  50 x 2 x 0.90  29.0  816  600  1400
    FCKLO 076  100 x 2 x 0.90  39.5  1541  600  1600
    FCKLO 096  200 x 2 x 0.90  54.0  1470  300  1600
    FCKLO 106  300 x 2 x 0.90  65.0  2277  300  2000

     

    Electrical and Transmission Characteristics

    1. Conductor Resistance: at 20°C

    Copper Conductor Dia. (mm)Max. Resistance (Ohms/Km)
    Average  Individual
    0.40 144 150
    0.50 92 96
    0.65 54 57
    0.90 28 30

     

    1.1 Resistance Unbalance(%):

    Resistance unbalance shall be calculated with the following formula

         

    Copper Conductor Dia. (mm) Max. Resistance Unbalance(%)
    Average  Individual
    0.40 1.00 2.5
    0.50 0.75 2.5
    0.65 0.75 2.0
    0.90 0.75 2.0

     

    2. Insulation Resistance:

    The insulation resistance shall not be less than 2500 mega ohm. km. at 20°C

    2.1 Dielectric Withstand Voltge:

    DC voltage shall be applied for minimum 3 seconds as given below.

    Copper Conductor Dia. (mm) Min. Test Voltage (Volts dc)
    Conductor to Conductor Conductor to Screen
    0.40 2400 5000
    0.50 2400 5000
    0.65 3000 10000
    0.90 3600 10000

     

    3. Mutual Capacitance: (at 1000 ± 200Hz)

    • Maximum average :44 ± 2 nF/Km
    • Maximum individual : 50 nF/Km.

    4. Capacitance Unbalance: ( at 1000 ± 200 Hz )

    4.a) Pair to Earth:

    • Maximum average : 500 pF/km
    • Maximum individual : 2500 pF/km

    4.b ) Pair to Pair:

    Max. Capacitance Unbalance (pF/500m)
      Average  Individual
    Within a sub-unit  25 150
    Between adjacent units or sub units 17 55

     

    5. Attenuation:

    The corrected attenuation values to 45°C shall not exceed the following values.

    Copper Conductor Dia. (mm)Max. Average attenuation (dB/Km)
    At KHz At MHz
    0.40 1.81 25.7
    0.50 1.45 21.0
    0.65 1.10 16.3
    0.90 0.80 13.6

     

    6. Cross Talk:

    6.a) Pair to Pair Near-End (NEXT) coupling loss: 

    The measurement shall be performed on one randomly selected outer unit and 99% of pair combinations shall exceed the following values at the specified frequencies.

    Frequency (KHz)Min. NEXT Limit ( d.B/Km )
    1 85
    12 80
    80 67
    1000 48

    6.b) NEXT and ELFEXT Individual Power Sums:

    The near-end (NEXT) and equal level far-end (ELFEXT) individual power sums shall exceed the following values at the specified frequencies .

    Frequency (KHz)Within Unit (dB/Km)
    Min. NEXT  Min. ELFEXT
    1 70 74
    12 67 71
    80 55 58
    1000 37 36
  • Jelly Filled, Direct Buried, Primary & Secondary
    Local Telephone Cables - Product Code: FCKDO

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    1. Copper Conductor
    2. Insulation (Foam - skin)
    3. Filling Compound (Jelly)
    4. Identification Tape
    5. Core Wrapping Tape
    6. Aluminium Moisture barrier tape
    7. Inner Sheath, Black PE
    8. Water Swellable Tape
    9. Outer Sheath, Black PE
    10. Sheath Marking

    Description : Plain solid annealed copper conductor, high density polyethylene foam skin insulated, paired, ten pairs sub-unit type, jelly filled, screened with aluminium moisture barrier and double black polyethylene sheathed, with water swellable tape or flooding compound between the inner and outer sheaths, direct buried type, primary and secondary local telephone cable, (CEFE) generally complying with Saudi Telecom specification TS- 2002 (CEFE).

    Application : Polyethylene insulated water proof (jelly filled) CEFE type cables are used for primary and secondary underground distribution networks, (i.e., in the secondary network between cross-connection cabinets and the subscribers connections, inthe primary network between the exchange and cross-connection cabinets). CEFE produced for direct buried installation with double black PE sheath it is suitable for tropical environmental conditions (from -10 °C to +55 °C ambient).

    Related Specifications : IEC 60708

    Dimensions and Standard Packing

    RTC Product Cable size Approx. OuterDia. Approx. Gross Wt. Shipping Length Drom.Size (Flange Dia)
    No. (No. x mm) (mm) (KG) (Meter) (mm)
    FCKDO 041 20 x 2 x 0.40 14.5 300 1000 1000
    FCKDO 061 50 x 2 x 0.40 18.5 500 1000 1200
    FCKDO 071 100 x 2 x 0.40 23.0 811 1000 1400
    FCKDO 091 200 x 2 x 0.40 30.0 1440 1000 1800
    FCKDO 101 300 x 2 x 0.40 34.5 1985 1000 2000
    FCKDO 121 600 x 2 x 0.40 46.0 2160 600 2000
    FCKDO 131 900 x 2 x 0.40 55.0 2973 600 2200
    FCKDO 141 1200 x 2 x 0.40 62.0 1908 300 1800
    FCKDO 151 1500 x 2 x 0.40 69.0 2413 300 2000
    FCKDO 161 1800 x 2 x 0.40 75.0 2870 300 2200
               
    FCKDO 032 10 x 2 x 0.50 13.5 269 1000 1000
    FCKDO 042 20 x 2 x 0.50 16.0 348 1000 1000
    FCKDO 062 50 x 2 x 0.50 21.0 653 1000 1400
    FCKDO 072 100 x 2 x 0.50 27.0 1134 1000 1600
    FCKDO 092 200 x 2 x 0.50 35.0 2020 1000 2000
    FCKDO 102 300 x 2 x 0.50 41.5 1675 600 1800
    FCKDO 122 600 x 2 x 0.50 56.0 3033 600 2200
    FCKDO 132 900 x 2 x 0.50 66.5 2275 300 2000
    FCKDO 142 1200 x 2 x 0.50 76.0 2930 300 2200
               
    FCKDO 044 20 x 2 x 0.65 18.5 506 1000 1200
    FCKDO 064 50 x 2 x 0.6S 25.0 1004 1000 1600
    FCKDO 074 100 x 2 x 0.65 33.0 1087 600 1600
    FCKDO 094 200 x 2 x 0.65 44.0 1794 600 1800
    FCKDO 104 300 x 2 x 0.65 51.5 2553 600 2000
    FCKDO 124 600 x 2 x 0.65 70.5 2467 300 2000
               
    FCKDO 046 20 x 2 x 0.90 23.0 489 600 1200
    FCKDO 066 50 x 2 x 0.90 32.5 1005 600 1600
    FCKDO 076 100 x 2 x 0.90 43.0 1739 600 1800
    FCKDO 086 150 x 2 x 0.90 50.5 24S2 600 2000
    FCKDO 096 200 x 2 x 0.90 57.5 1670 300 1800
    FCKDO 106 300 x 2 x 0.90 70.0 2374 300 2000

     

    Electrical and Transmission Characteristics

    1. Conductor Resistance: at 20°C

    Copper Conductor Dia. (mm)Max. Resistance (Ohms/Km)
    Average Individual
    0.40 144 150
    0.50 92 96
    0.65 54 57
    0.90 28 30

    1.1 Resistance Unbalance(%):

    Resistance unbalance shall be calculated with the following formula

    Copper Conductor Dia. (mm)Max. Resistance Unbalance(%)
    Average Individual
    0.40 1.00 2.5
    0.50 0.75 2.5
    0.65 0.75 2.0
    0.90 0.75 2.0

     

    2. Insulation Resistance:

    The insulation resistance shall not be less than 2500 mega ohm. km. at 20°C

    2.1  Meiectric Withstand Voltge:

    DC voltage shall be applied for minimum 3 seconds as given below.

    Copper Conductor Dia. (mm)Min. Test Voltage (Volts dc)
    Conductor to ConductorConductor to Screen
    0.40 2400 5000
    0.50 2400 5000
    0.65 3000 10000
    0.90 3600 10000

     

    3. Mutual Capacitance: (at 1000 ± 200Hz)

    • Maximum average :44 ± 2 nF/Km
    • Maximum individual : 50 nF/Km.

     

    4. Capacitance Unbalance: ( at 1000 ± 200 Hz )

    4.a) Pair to Earth:

    • Maximum average : 500 pF/km
    • Maximum individual : 2500 pF/km

     

    4.b ) Pair to Pair:

    Max. Capacitance Unbalance (pF/500m)
     Average Individual
    Within a sub-unit  25 150
    Between adjacent units or sub units 17 55

     

    5. Attenuation:

    The corrected attenuation values to 45°C shall not exceed the following values.

    Copper Conductor Dia. (mm)Max. Average attenuation (dB/Km)
    At KHzAt MHz
    0.40 1.81 25.7
    0.50 1.45 21.0
    0.65 1.10 16.3
    0.90 0.80 13.6

     

    6. Cross Talk:

     6.a) Pair to Pair Near-End (NEXT) coupling loss: 

    The measurement shall be performed on one randomly selected outer unit and 99% of pair combinations shall exceed the following values at the specified frequencies.

    Frequency (KHz)Min. NEXT Limit ( d.B/Km )
    1 85
    12 80
    80 67
    1000 48

    6.b) NEXT and ELFEXT Individual Power Sums:

    The near-end (NEXT) and equal level far-end (ELFEXT) individual power sums shall exceed the following values at the specified frequencies .

    Frequency (KHz)Within Unit (dB/Km)
    Min. NEXT Min. ELFEXT
    1 70 74
    12 67 71
    80 55 58
    1000 37 36
  • Self Supporting Aerial Cable
    Product Code: SCELC

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    1. Copper Conductor
    2. Solid PE Insulation
    3. Identification Tape
    4. Core Wrapping Tape
    5. Aluminium Moisture barrier
    6. Stranded Support Messenger (galvanized steel wires)
    7. Polyethylene black sheath
    8. Sheath Marking

    Description : Plain solid annealed copper conductor, high density solid polyethylene insulated, paired, ten pairs sub-unit type, aluminium moisture barier screened, black polyethylene sheathed self supporting aerial cables (EEMS) generally complying with Saudi Arabia STC TS-2003 specification. 

    Application : EEMS self supporting arial cable is used in the telecommunication network, particularly in local networks on poles and walls.

    Related Specifications : IEC 708-1

    Dimensions and Standard Packing

    RTC Product Cable size Approx. Dimensions
    D1 x D2 x H
    No.& Dia. of Steel Wire Web Height & Width Appr. Gross Wt Shipping Length Drum Size (Flange Dia)
    No. ( No. x mm ) ( mm ) ( mm ) ( mm ) ( Kg ) ( Meter ) ( mm )
                   
    SCELO 061  50 x 2 x 0.40  15.0 x 6.6 x 24.5  7 x 1.2  3.0 x 2.8  491 1000 1200
    SCELO 071  100 x 2 x 0.40  20.0 x 6.6 x 30.0  7 x 1.2  3.0 x 2.8  745 1000 1400
    SCELO 081  150 x 2 x 0.40  24.0 x 7.2 x 34.2  7 x 1.2  3.0 x 2.8 1064 1000 1600
    SCELO 091  200 x 2 x 0.40  27.0 x 8.4 x 38.5  7 x 1.6  3.0 x 2.8  1382 1000 1800
                   
    SCELO 062  50 x 2 x 0.50  18.0 x 6.6 x 27.5  7 x 1.2  3.0 x 2.8  666 1000 1400
    SCELO 072  100 x 2 x 0.50  24.5 x 8.4 x 36.6  7 x 1.6  3.0 x 2.8  1142 1000 1600
    SCELO 082  150 x 2 x 0.50  29.0 x 8.4 x 40.5  7 x 1.6 3.0 x 2.8  1521 1000 1800
    SCELO 092  200 x 2 x 0.50  33.0 x 8.6 x 44.5  7 x 1.6 3.0 x 2.8 1980 1000 2000
                   
    SCELO 034  10 x 2 x 0.65  12.0 x 6.6 x 21.5  7 x 1.2  3.0 x 2.8  395 1000 1200
    SCELO 044  20 x 2 x 0.65  15.5 x 6.6 x25.0  7 x 1.2 3.0 x 2.8 502 1000 1200
    SCELO 064  50 x 2 x 0.65  22.0 x7 .2 x 32.0  7 x 1.2 3.0 x 2.8 971 1000 1600
    SCELO 074  100 x 2 x 0.65  30.0 x 8.4 x 41.5  7 x 1.6 3.0 x 2.8 1757 1000 2000
    SCELO 084  150 x 2 x 0.65  35.5 x 8.6 x 47.0  7 x 1.6  3.0 x 2.8 2225 1000 2200
    SCELO 094  200 x 2 x 0.65  41.0 x 8.8 x 52.8  7 x 1.6  3.0 x 2.8 2948 1000 2400
                   
    SCELO 036  10 x 2 x 0.90  15.0 x 6.6 x 24.5  7 x 1.2  3.0 x 2.8  492 1000 1200
    SCELO 046  20 x 2 x 0.90  19.5 x 6.6 x 29.0  7 x 1.2  3.0 x 2.8  740 1000 1400
    SCELO 066  50 x 2 x 0.90  29.0 x 8.4 x 40.5  7 x 1.6  3.0 x 2.8  1538 1000 1800
    SCELO 076  100 x 2 x 0.90  39.5 x 8.6 x 51.0 7 x 1.6  3.0 x 2.8  3032 1000 2400
    SCELO 086  150 x 2 x 0.90  48.8 x 10 x 61.8  7 x 2.0  3.0 x 2.8  4043 1000 2600

     

    Electrical And Transmission Characteristics

    1. Conductor Resistance: at 20°C

    Copper Conductor Dia. (mm)Max. Resistance (Ohms/Km)
    Average Individual
    0.40 144 150
    0.50 92 96
    0.65 54 57
    0.90 28 30

    1.1 Resistance Unbalance (%):

    Resistance unbalance shall be calculated with the following formula

    Copper Conductor Dia. (mm)Max. Resistance Unbalance(%)
    AverageIndividual
    0.40 1.00 2.5
    0.50 0.75 2.5
    0.65 0.75 2.0
    0.90 0.75 2.0

     

    2. Insulation Resistance

    The insulation resistance shall not be less than 10000 mega ohms km. at 20°C

    2.1 Dielectrlc Withstand Voltage:

    DC voltage shall be applied for minimum 3 seconds as given below. Each insulated conductor shall be able to withstand 220 V. d.c. for one minute.

    Copper Conductor Dia. (mm)Min. Test Voltage (Volts dc)
    Conductor to ConductorConductor to Screen
    0.40 1700 5000
    0.50 2000 5000
    0.65 2500 10000
    0.90 3500 10000

     

    3. Mutual Capacitance: (at 1000 ±200Hz)

    • Maximum average :44± 2 nF/Km
    • Maximum individual : 50 nF/Km.

    4. Capacitance Unbalance: ( at 1000 ± 200 Hz )

    4.a) Pair to Earth:

    • Maximum average : 500 pF/km
    • Maximum individual : 2500 pF/km

    4.b ) Pair to Pair:

    Max. Capacitance Unbalance (pF/500m)
      Average Individual
    Within a sub-unit 22 150
    Between adjacent units or sub-units 20 50

     

    5. Attenuation:

    The corrected attenuation values to 45 °C shall not exceed the following values.

    Copper Conductor Dia. (mm)Max. Average attenuation (dB/Km)
    At 1KHz At 1MHz
    0.40 1.89 28.6
    0.50 1.51 24.2
    0.65 1.16 19.8
    0.90 0.84 14.3

     

    6. Cross Talk: 

    6.a) Pair to Pair Near-End ( NEXT ) coupling loss:

    The measurement shall be performed on one randomly selected outer unit and 99% of pair combinations shall exceed the following values at the specified frequencies.

    Frequency (KHz)Min. NEXT Limit ( dB/Km )
    1 85
    12 80
    80 67
    1000 48

    6.b) NEXT and ELFEXT Individual Power Sums:

    The near-end (NEXT) and equal level far-end (ELFEXT) individual power sums shall exceed the following values at the specified frequencies

    Frequency (KHz) Within Unit ( dB/Km )
    Min. NEXT Min. ELFEXT
    1 70 74
    12 67 71
    80 55 58
    1000 37 36
  • Buried Service Wire
    Product Code: BCEMO

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    1. Copper Conductor
    2. High density PE Insulation
    3. PVC inner sheath
    4. Identification Tape
    5. Insulation Screen (Metallic)
    6. Aluminium Moisture barrier
    7. Outer Sheath, PE black

    Description : Plain solid annealed copper conductor, high density solid polyethylene insulated, quad form, air core, PVC inner sheathed moisture barrier aluminium screen and low density polyethylene outer sheathed buried service wire (BSW) complying with MOPTT MAT· 1301 specification.

    Application : Buried service wire is used for direct buried installation in the outside plant network between distribution points and subscribers terminal boxes.

    Dimensions and Standard Packing:

    RTC Product No. Cable size (No. x mm)   Approx Outer Dia. (mm)  Approx Gross Wt. (Kg)  Shipping Length (Meter) Drum Size (Flange Dia) (mm)
    BCHMO 022  1 x 4 x 0.50  8.3 110 1000 600

     

    Electrical and Transmission Characteristics 

    1. Conductor Resistance: at 20 °C 

    • Maximum average : 92 ohms/Km
    • Maximum individual: 96 ohms/Km 

         1.1 Resistance Unbalance(%): 

    • Maximum average : 0.75
    • Maximum individual : 2.5

         Resistance unbalance shall be calculated with the following formula

         

    2. Insulation Resistance:

    The insulation resistance shall not be less than 10,000 mega ohm km at 20 °C

         2.1 Dielectric Withstand Voltage:

    • DC voltage shall be applied for minimum 3 seconds.
    • Conductor to Conductor: 3000 Volts
    • Conductor to Screen : 10000 volts.
    • Each conductor shall be able to withstand a potential 1250V dc. for 1 minute.

    3. Mutual Capacitance: (at 1000 ± 200 Hz)

    • Maximum average 44 ± 2 nF/Km
    • Maximum individual 50 nF/Km

    4. Capacitance Unbalance: (at 1000 ± 200Hz)

         4.a) Pair to Pair:

    • Maximum average :500 pF/km
    • Maximum individual :2500 pF/km.

    5. Attenuation:

    The attenuation of cables at 1 KHz and 1 MHz shall not exceed the following values when corrected to 45°C

    Maximum average attenuation dB/Km
    1KHz  1MHz
    1.45 22.6
  • Flame Retardant Indoor Telephone Cables
    Product Code: ICVHO

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    1. Copper Conductor
    2. PVC Insulation
    3. Identification Tape
    4. Core Wrapping Tape
    5. Sheath Rip Cord
    6. Halogen free Flame Retardant Grey coloured sheath.

    Description : Plain solid annealed copper cooductor, PVC insulated,paired ten pairs sub-unit type, air core , flame retardant halogen free polymer sheathed indoor telephone cable with rip cord (VRB) complying with Saudi Telecom speciflcation TS- 2004.

    Application : VRB Indoor Cable is used for indoor installation in the telecommunication network.

    Dimensions and Standard Packing:

    RTC Product Cableaize Approx. Outer Dia. Approx. Gloss Wt. Shipping Length Drum Size(Flange Dia)
    No.  (No. x mm)  (mm)  (Kg)  (Meter)  (mm)
    ICVHO 032  10 x 2 x 0.50  8.5  157  1000  800
    ICVHO 042  20 x 2 x 0.50  11.5  233  1000  800
    ICVHO 052  30 x 2 x 0.50  13.5  342  1000  1000
    ICVHO 062  50 x 2 x 0.50  17.0  533  1000  1200
    ICVHO 072 100 x 2 x 0.50 20.0  875  1000  1400
    ICVHO 082  150 x 2 x 0.50  27.5  1374  1000  1600
    ICVHO 091  200 x 2 x 0.50 31.5  1406  1000  1600
    ICVHO 102  300 x 2 x 0.50  38.0  2585  1000  2000

    Electrical and Transmission Characteristics

    1. Conductor Resistance: at 20°

    • Maximum average : 92 ohms/Km
    • Maximum individual : 96 ohms/Km

         1.1 Resistance Unbalance(%):

    • Maximum average : 0.75
    • Maximum individual : 2.5

         Resistance unbalance shall be calculated with the following formula

         

    2. Insulation Resistance:

    The insulation resistance shall not be less than 500 mega ohm km at 20 °C

         2.1 Dielectric Withstand Voltage:

    • DC voltage shall be applied for minimum 60 seconds.
    • Conductor to Conductor: 1500 Volts

    3. Mutual Capacitance: (at 1000 - 200 Hz)

    • Maximum average: 75 ± 2 nF/Km
    • Maximum individual: 90 nF/Km

    4. Capacitance Unbalance: (at 1000 ± 200 Hz)

         4.a) Pair to Pair within a sub-unit:

    • Maximum average : 22 pF/500m
    • Maximum individual :150 pF/500m.

         4.b) Pair to Pair between adjacent sub-units or units:

    • Maximum average : 20 pF/500m
    • Maximum individual : 50 pF/500m.
  • Jumper Wires
    Product Code: JCVNO/JCENO

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    1. Copper Conductor
    2. PVC or high density polyethylene Insulation

    Description: Plain solid annealed copper conductor, PVC or high density polythylene insulated, single pair, jumper telephone wire complying with Saudi Telecom specification TS-2223

    Application: The polyethylene insulated jumper wires are generally used in outdoor cabinets for cross connection between primary and secondary terminal block. The PVC insulated jumper wires are used in main distribution frames in exchange buildings.

    Dimensions and Standard Packing:

    RTC Cable Type Cable Size Insulation STC Shipping Length  Coli Size
    Product No. ( No. x mm ) type MIC No. (Meter) (mm)
    JCE0012 Wire Jumper Cabine/Type 1,WH/BK 1x2x0.5 Polyethylene 2620115 250 180x80x70
    JCE0012 Wire Jumper Cabine/Type 2,WH/OR 1x2x0.5 Polyethylene 2620118 250 180x80x70
    JCE0013 Wire Jumper Cabine/Type 3,WH/BK 1x2x0.6 Polyethylene 2620116 250 180x80x70
    JCE0013 Wire Jumper Cabine/Type 4,WH/OR 1x2x0.6 Polyethylene 2620117 250 180x80x70
    JCE0012 Wire Jumper MDF/Type 1,WH/BU 1x2x0.5 PVC 2620121 500 190x150x70
    JCE0013 Wire Jumper MDF/Type 2,YL/BU 1x2x0.6 PVC 2620122 500 190x150x70

    Electrical and Transmission Characteristics

    1. Conductor Resistance: at 20°C

    • Maximum average : 62 ohms/Km
    • Maximum individual : 66 ohms/Km

    2. Resistance Unbalance(%):

    • Maximum average : 0.75
    • Maximum individual : 2.0

    Resistance unbalance shall be calculated with the following formula

    3. Insulation Resistance:

    The insulation resistance for PVC shall not be less than 5000 mega ohm km and for polyethylene insulation shall not be less than 10,000 mega ohm km. at 20°C.

    4. Dielectric Withstand Voltage:

    • DC voltage shall be applied for minimum 60 seconds.
    • Conductor to Conductor: 1500 Volts 
  • Indoor Wire
    Product Code: RCHO & RCVHO

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    1. Copper Conductor
    2. PVC Sheath (Flame Retardant) light grey.

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    1. Copper Conductor
    2. PVC insulation
    3. PVC Sheath (Flame Retardant) light grey.

    Description: Two types of Indoor Telephone Wire complying to MOPTT, MAT-1411

    Type A : Plain solid annealed one pair parallel copper conductors, flame retardant PVC sheathed indoor telephone wire.

    Type B : Plain solid annealed oopper conductor PVC insulated, quad form, flame retardent PVC sheathed indoor telephone wire.

    Application : The Indoor Wires are used for installation between internal distribution points on subscribers termination blocks to the wall mounted tetephone sockets.

    Dimension & Standard Packing:

    RTC Product No. Cable size Approx Outer Dia. Approx Gross Wt. Shipping Length Coil Size (od/id/width)
    (No. x mm) (mm) (Kg) (Meter) (mm)
    RCHO 014 A - 2 x 0.65 3.0 x 1.3 2.25 250 186 x 150 x 100
    RCVHO 024 B - 1 x 4 x 0.65 6.2 12.3 250 336 x 150 x 135

    Electrical and Transmission Characteristics

    1. Conductor Resistance: at 20°C

    • Maximum average : 54 ohms/Km
    • Maximum individual : 57 ohms/Km

         1.1 Resistance Unbalance(%):

    • Maximum average : 1.3
    • Maximum individual : 3.6

         Resistance unbalance shall be calculated with the following formula

         

    2. Insulation Resistance:

    • The insulation resistance shall not be less than 500 mega ohm km. at 20°C

         2.1 Dielectric Withstand Voltage:

    • Conductor to Conductor:1500 V. d.c. for a minimum 60 seconds.

    3. Mutual Capacitance: ( at 1000 ± 200 Hz )

    • Type A: 100 ± 5 nF/km
    • Type B : 75 ± 5 nF/km