BDC Group Blog

Shocking News, BDC Group is Wired Up for 2021

January 22, 2021

telecom solution, telecom solutions, concrete shelter, generator, maintenance, On Demand Services, General Construction, TSD, telecom site development, HVAC, Infrastructure Maintenance, Electrical, Inside Plant Equipment, ODS, preventative maintenance

Offering a vast portfolio of products and services allows BDC to help our partners with virtually any broadband or wireless project they may need. But it also makes it easy for some of those products and services to end up being overlooked. Our electrical and inside plant services tend to always be in the supporting role. These important services are included in many of the projects we complete for our partners, but more times than not, they do not get the spotlight they deserve.

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Are You High Maintenance?

January 14, 2021

telecom solution, telecom solutions, concrete shelter, generator, maintenance, On Demand Services, General Construction, HVAC, Infrastructure Maintenance, Electrical, OSP, Inside Plant Equipment, ODS, preventative maintenance

As you begin to plan for 2021, network upgrades and expansions are no doubt at the forefront of conversations. But often times, the upkeep of your existing network and of the new infrastructure being built, can easily get lost in the shuffle. But having a maintenance plan can help protect your investment in the long run.

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To Outside Plant and Beyond

January 07, 2021

telecom solution, telecom solutions, concrete shelter, new concrete shelter, Fiber, On Demand Services, General Construction, surplus concrete shelters, telecom site development, Outside Plant Fiber Construction, long haul fiber, OSP, ISP, Inside Plant Equipment, ODS

Often our partners only know BDC to be an outside plant service provider. But BDC Group’s portfolio of services and products holds much more. When we talk about turnkey telecom services, we really mean turnkey. Material sourcing, logistics, project management, fiber services, raw land builds, audits, maintenance and more. BDC Group provides innovative solutions for as much or as little of a project as is needed.

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Electrical Safety In Telecom

December 29, 2020

telecom solution, telecom solutions, General Construction, Electrical, Safety, safety programs, hazards, OSHA

Electricity is all around us. It has become common place so much so that the dangers associated from even the smallest electrical sources get overlooked. According to the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI.org) electrical fatalities are on the rise and the construction industry leads in electrical injuries. With the primary sources of fatal electrical injury coming from parts, materials, tools, and equipment, technicians in the field are surrounded by risk each and every day.

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A Look At Project Management

December 11, 2020

telecom solution, telecom solutions, project management, project tracking, analysis, vendors, project updates, project closeouts, communication, scope management, budget management

The initial planning and budgeting phases are complete, the project has gone out to bid and has been awarded, now its time to execute. Seems simple enough, but without the help of a great project management team, the chances of the project being successful is at risk.

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CARES Act: What Happens Now?

December 03, 2020

telecom solution, project management, rural broadband, CARES Act, OSP Fiber Construction, General Construction, high speed broadband, plowing, Outside Plant Fiber Construction, long haul fiber, boring, wireless, economic development

2020 has brought a lot of challenges and change to the world. With the Coronavirus pandemic forcing the masses to work and school from home, the digital divide has never been wider. Now more than ever, it is essentially that communities have access to reliable, highspeed broadband and wireless services when and wherever they need it.

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Industry Expert, Jake Vorrath, Helps to Build Diversified Communications

November 20, 2020

telecom solution, project management, OSP Fiber Construction, General Construction, high speed broadband, plowing, Outside Plant Fiber Construction, long haul fiber, boring, Jake Vorrath, Terry Selby, underground electrical, gas, Virginia

BDC Group has built an amazing team of experts who are the best in their craft. From our executives to our project managers and field leadership teams, there are years of vast industry experience at every level. Jake Vorrath is one of our very experienced Project Managers based in our Virginia office. He manages a lot of the outside plant projects that operate from the Eastern office. 

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Outside Plant Construction: Expanding Network Infrastructure

November 18, 2020

telecom solution, project management, OSP Fiber Construction, General Construction, high speed broadband, plowing, Outside Plant Fiber Construction, long haul fiber, boring

BDC Group specializes in outside plant (OSP) fiber construction services. Our team of experienced and knowledgeable executives, project managers, and technicians have seen OSP and fiber technologies transform into what it is today.

 

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Lightweight vs Precast Shelters: What is best?

November 13, 2020

concrete shelter, telecom shelter, turn-key construction, bdc group inc., General Construction, TSD, precast concrete shelters, telecom site development, light weight shelter, enclosures, fiberglass shelter

When a solution is needed to house equipment on site, the question of what kind of enclosure is best can be a tricky one to answer. With a number of variables on the table, choosing between a lightweight and a precast building to protect vital infrastructure and equipment can be a confusing and daunting task.

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