As the telecom industry evolves, installation practices take on a bigger role in overall system performance. Even the best-designed system won't function optimally unless it's properly installed and configured. This book, based on the manual for BICSI's internationally recognized RCDD accreditation program, is the most hands-on tutorial in structured cabling systems available. It provides crystal clear instructions and checklists, along with guidance to standards compliance. The second edition is updated throughout to conform to new ANSI/TIA/EIA standards releases. New information has been added on cabling for emerging access technologies.