US 10,890,729 B2
Fiber drop terminal and bracket
Randy Reagan, Morristown, NJ (US); Jeffrey Gniadek, Northbridge, MA (US); Michael Noonan, Shrewsbury, MA (US); and Michael Baren-Boym, Farmingham, MA (US)
Assigned to CommScope Technologies LLC, Hickory, NC (US)
Filed by CommScope Technologies LLC, Hickory, NC (US)
Filed on Jun. 6, 2019, as Appl. No. 16/433,499.
Application 16/433,499 is a continuation of application No. 16/055,533, filed on Aug. 6, 2018, abandoned.
Application 16/055,533 is a continuation of application No. 15/443,810, filed on Feb. 27, 2017, granted, now 10,042,136, issued on Aug. 7, 2018.
Application 15/443,810 is a continuation of application No. 15/286,160, filed on Oct. 5, 2016, granted, now 9,851,522, issued on Dec. 26, 2017.
Application 15/286,160 is a continuation of application No. 13/734,395, filed on Jan. 4, 2013, abandoned.
Application 13/734,395 is a continuation of application No. 13/335,469, filed on Dec. 22, 2011, abandoned.
Application 13/335,469 is a continuation of application No. 12/841,879, filed on Jul. 22, 2010, abandoned.
Application 12/841,879 is a continuation of application No. 12/370,340, filed on Feb. 12, 2009, granted, now 7,805,044, issued on Sep. 28, 2010.
Application 12/370,340 is a continuation of application No. 12/035,674, filed on Feb. 22, 2008, granted, now 7,627,222, issued on Dec. 1, 2009.
Application 12/035,674 is a continuation of application No. 11/198,848, filed on Aug. 8, 2005, granted, now 7,489,849, issued on Feb. 10, 2009.
Claims priority of provisional application 60/624,582, filed on Nov. 3, 2004.
Prior Publication US 2019/0369345 A1, Dec. 5, 2019
Int. Cl. G02B 6/44 (2006.01); G02B 6/38 (2006.01); H04B 10/25 (2013.01)
CPC G02B 6/4442 (2013.01) [G02B 6/3885 (2013.01); G02B 6/3897 (2013.01); G02B 6/4441 (2013.01); G02B 6/4444 (2013.01); G02B 6/4446 (2013.01); G02B 6/4457 (2013.01); G02B 6/4466 (2013.01); H04B 10/25891 (2020.05)] 24 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A system for mounting fiber optic connection locations to a pole, the system comprising:
a bracket extending along a length between opposite first and second ends and along a width between opposite first and second sides, the length being longer than the width, the bracket having a front and a rear each extending along the length and along the width, the rear of the bracket being configured to face the pole when the bracket mounts to the pole, the front of the bracket including a plurality of receptacles; and
a terminal having a front and a rear, the front of the terminal carrying a plurality of fiber optic connection locations accessible from an exterior of the terminal, the fiber optic connection locations being angled to face at least partially towards the second end of the bracket, the rear of the terminal being configured to face the front of the bracket when the terminal is mounted to the bracket, the terminal having a portion that seats in the plurality of receptacles at the front of the bracket.