Lead-in

What is a LEAD-IN?

Conduit & cable that connects your home (PCD) and your property’s boundary (BOUNDARY / SERVICE PIT). This is installed underground within a trench.

Lead-in Parts:

  • Conduit / Bends
  • Draw Wire / Cable
  • Others
    • Saddles
    • Plugs & Screws

What is a Boundary / Service Pit?

Allocated Pit that connects the premises to the network (NBN, TELSTRA, LBNCO, OPTICOM)

What is a PCD (Premises Connection Device)?

Telecommunications box outside your premises also know as Utility box, Madison Box, Luca Box.

When To Contact Us!

You may need a new Lead-in conduit if you’re connecting a new phone line or internet service and your home:

  • is new
  • has been renovated
  • has been knocked-down/rebuilt
  • has never had a phone or internet connection before.
  • Houses older than 30 year with existing P10 conduit.

You may need to relocate the existing due to:

  • New landscaping
    • New Wall
    • New Garden
    • Garden Borders
  • Subdivision
  • New building
  • Extensions

You may need to get it repaired due to:

  • Disrupted, Damaged or Cut Conduit / Cable by
    • Gardening
    • Changing landscaping
    • General digging
    • Signs
  • Faulty Cable
    • Cable breakdown
    • Joins Fail

Apcoms Lead-In / Pit & Pipe Full Services

Lead-In and Pit & Pipe Designs

Compliant designs to all networks (NBN, Telstra, Lbnco, Opticomm) as per Industry Guideline G645:2017.

Trenching

Mechanically or manual digging in almost any type of soil (Sand*, Clay, Lime & Rock*) and backfill by experienced, accredited & licensed Technicians.

* Sand in the only type that can be use mechanical or manual trencher; other types only mechanical.

* Not solid rock

In order to avoid damage to property, we review property documentation and identify existing underground services

Management of surface types such as artificial turf, grass, asphalt, concrete & pavers.

Lead-in & Pit & Pipe New Installations

Install Lead-in Conduit using a nominal P20 White Telecommunications Conduit (23mm Internal Diameter) from the proposed external PCD (located at the dwelling) to the property boundary. The P20 Lead-in conduit is strung; each end of the conduit capped to prevent the ingress of dirt or silt.

Lead-in Repairs

In some cases, Internet & Phone services can go down due to the cable from the pit to the house has been disrupted, damaged or cut by:

  • Drilling Walls
  • Digging in your front yard
  • Others

APCOMS provides you with quick repairs. Based on your urgency and budget; we offer temporary (quick and cheap) or Permanent.

Temporary:

  • Locate and dig up
  • Join Cables (Copper, Fibre, Coaxial) according to your home technology.
  • Back-fill

Permanent:

  • Locate and dig out lead-in conduit
  • Replace conduit and cable (Copper, Fibre, Coaxial) according to your home technology.
  • Back-fill

Pit & Pipe Repairs

Private Pits are usually installed in developments with more than 3 units; in this case you might face some challenges such as:

  • Un-level Pits
  • Buried Pit
  • Broken Pits
  • Broken Lids
  • Pit Relocation

As well as the same problems with the Lead-ins by

  • Drilling Walls
  • Digging in your front yard
  • Others

APCOMS provides you with quick repairs. Based on your urgency and budget; we offer temporary (quick and cheap) or Permanent.

Temporary:

  • Locate and dig up
  • Join Cables (Copper, Fibre, Coaxial) according to your home technology.
  • Back-Fill

Permanent:

  • Locate and dig out lead-in conduit
  • Replace conduit and cable (Copper, Fibre, Coaxial) according to your home technology.
  • Back-Fill
  • Replace Conduits
  • Replace / Level Pits
  • Replace Lids
  • Replace / Join Cable (Copper, Fibre, Coaxial)
  • Trenching
  • Relocate Pits & Conduits.
  • Upgrades: P10 conduit was installed to old premises. Fibre Ready / NBN requires to upgrade to P20.

Having issues with your lead-in / Pit & pipe infrastructure?

Contact us today – our technicians are ready to help you solve that problem.

Warranty!

All our jobs are guaranteed!! As you can see on our website; we work with well-known companies that trust us with our high standards and practices required by Telstra and NBN. All technicians are Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) Accredited.

Do it Right, the first time!!