50 Pair 24AWG Telephone Cable - PE89 Direct Burial (per foot)

Reference#: 68305
Item#: BC18910024BKGN


Our 50-Pair Direct Burial Telephone Cable is suitable for outdoor applications without the use of a conduit. It also can be used for duct burial and aerial installations. The solid copper core conductors are 24AWG and follow the industry standard color code for twisted-pair cables, with pairs arranged into groups for identification.
General Cable PE89 50-Pair Outside Plant Cable is built to hold strong against harsh weather and against the teeth and claws of wild animals. The cable is filled with water-resistant gel and has a UV-resistant black polyethylene jacket. It also has dual foam insulation and aluminum shielding that inhibits both environmental hazards and crosstalk. Note that direct burial telephone cable must not be run for more than 50 feet inside buildings per the National Electrical Code.

When you are installing large telephone networks that travel between buildings, direct burial 50-pair 24AWG cable will give that network the bandwidth and the longevity that it needs. It is available in other wire pairing amounts and wire gauges as well on our Direct Burial Telephone Cable page. This item is cut to length and the price listed is per foot. Most orders arrive within five business days.
Please note that this item is very heavy. If you require a length of more than 200 feet, your order will ship via LTL Freight. Residential addresses may require additional shipping charges.

Selling direct burial telephone cable by the foot means that, at Discount Low Voltage, you get the amount you need every time. We are committed to having the best service in the industry as well to go with great results from all of our low-voltage cables.

Visit our blog for Direct Burial Cable FAQ’s if you are new to this cable type. For information more specific to the 50-Pair PE89 cable, you can watch the product video below, download the datasheet or contact our service team by phone and email.

This item is cut to length. Price is per foot. 

Please note that this item is very heavy. If you require a length over 200ft, this will ship via LTL Freight. Residential addresses may require additional shipping charges.

Visit our blog for Direct Burial Cable FAQ’s


Core Construction: - Solid, annealed copper; size 24 AWG

Insulation: - Dual insulation consisting of an inner layer of foamed polyolefin surrounded by a solid polyolefin skin, color-coded in accordance with telephone industry standards

Twisted Pairs: - Insulated conductors are twisted into pairs with varying lay lengths to minimize crosstalk

Core Assembly: - 25 pairs and less: pairs are assembled together in a single group - More than 25 pairs: pairs are arranged in groups, each group having a color coded unit binder

Filling Compound: - The entire core assembly is completely filled with ETPR compound, filling the interstices between the pairs and under the core tape

Core Wrap: - Non-hygroscopic dielectric tape applied longitudinally with an overlap

Aluminum Shield: - Corrugated, copolymer-coated, 0.008" aluminum tape applied longitudinally with an overlap - The sheath interfaces are flooded with an adhesive water-blocking compound

Jacket: - Black, linear low density polyethylene Application(s): - Intended for duct and direct buried installations where protection against water and moisture entry is required and may also be installed aerially

Compliance: - Rural Development Utility Program(RDUP) 7 CFR 1755.890 (RUS PE-89)