Figure 8 FTTP offers an aerial solution for fiber to the premise applications. This small profile aerial cable incorporates a 2.1 mm solid steel wire supporting a single enhanced loose tube containing up to 12 optical fibers and PFM gel. The small profile reduces cost and problems associated with wind or ice load. This is a water-blocked design, using a dry water-absorbing thread to prevent the migration of moisture. A black, weather resistant jacket of PVC completes the cable construction.