Telecom equipment requires a clean environment to operate optimally. Dust and other forms of dirt can result in overheating, reducing efficiency and the overall lifespan of the equipment. But every now and then, engineers open up the cases in their wiring closets and find strange things inside.
Click the image below for a slideshow of odd things engineers have unearthed.
TechInsights These are a great mix of hilarious and disgusting. I'm having a hard time believing the human head, but perhaps a finger (nail?) at least. We should ask the teardown experts over at UBM TechInsights to weigh in on anything surprising they've found too. (But it might just be a Samsung processor in an Apple product!!)