Frontier Communications Parent has been granted a patent for an enclosure designed to retain networking components. The enclosure includes venting members for airflow, networking component mounting members, structure mounting members, and cooling members for air circulation. This innovation aims to provide efficient and secure housing for networking equipment. GlobalData’s report on Frontier Communications Parent gives a 360-degree view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.

According to GlobalData’s company profile on Frontier Communications Parent, Passive optical networks was a key innovation area identified from patents. Frontier Communications Parent's grant share as of April 2024 was 59%. Grant share is based on the ratio of number of grants to total number of patents.

Enclosure for networking components with cooling and mounting features

Source: United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Credit: Frontier Communications Parent Inc

A recently granted patent (Publication Number: US11971595B1) discloses an enclosure designed to retain networking components efficiently. The enclosure comprises a shell with various walls to house the components, a cover to define an interior volume, venting members for airflow, networking component mounting members, structure mounting members for secure installation, cooling members for air circulation, radiant barriers to reduce UV load, and solar shields to redirect UV load from the exterior environment. The design includes features like a projection wall for offsetting the rear wall from the building structure, fiber slack trays with venting members, and membranes made of breathable, waterproof fabric for ventilation.

Additionally, the patent includes a retrofit kit for existing enclosures, featuring covers with venting members and shields to facilitate airflow and reduce UV load. The kit also includes shield extension members, hinge members for coupling covers with shells, radiant barriers, and solar shields for enhanced protection. The retrofit kit offers a comprehensive solution for upgrading enclosures to improve ventilation, reduce UV exposure, and enhance overall performance. The patent highlights the importance of efficient airflow, UV protection, and secure mounting for networking components in various enclosure designs, catering to different installation requirements and environmental conditions.

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