It’s no secret that the telecommunications industry is vital for almost every other industry. The more our world becomes reliant on technology, the need for more bandwidth and infrastructure advancement increases. Providing uninterrupted and reliable high-speed services is more important now than ever. However, this can be more complicated to achieve when considering no equipment is immune to failure. Telecommunications businesses try to combat this by conducting routine inspections. But these inspections are becoming more expensive and time consuming as the equipment becomes more advanced and complex.
November 14, 2018
BDC Group, Inc (Building Diverse Communications Group) is pleased to announce it has been selected to receive the 2018 HIRE Vets Medallion Program Demonstration award from the U.S. Department of Labor (1). BDC Group, based in Cedar Rapids, was among 300 businesses chosen nationwide for the award
September 18, 2018
Last week we discussed the importance of having a good backup power option for immediate deployment when natural disasters like hurricanes strike. With Hurricane Florence hitting the Carolinas over the weekend, it became clear why that is important.
September 11, 2018
Although hurricane season officially began in June for those in the United States, storms actually making landfall in one season isn't always a guarantee. That all changed last year when a record four hurricanes made landfall in one season, the first time that has happened in the U.S. since 2005. (1)
August 07, 2018
Last month we explored some of the changes we have rolled out the last six months, including an upgraded company website (bdcgroupinc.com), our Definitive Guide to Telecom Construction and a fiber expansion project with ImOn.
July 25, 2018
5G is certainly the talk of the telecom world at the moment. Major carriers like Verizon have already announced publicly that they are going to "double down" on fiber broadband to help with 5G network deployment in the coming year.
July 18, 2018
You might have started to read more about 5G coming to different cities in 2018. Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint have all set aggressive deadlines for rollouts this year, with Verizon setting a goal for the end of 2018 (1).
Over the last year, BDC Group has explored a variety of topics in the telecommunications industry. This included profiles about the differences between new and used telecom shelters, 5G expansion in 2018, the growth of data centers, fiber OSP construction practices in the field and emergency generator backup power.
March 08, 2018
Last year we explored the emergence of 5G coming in the new year. This included some of the roadblocks cleared by the FCC to open the door to infrastructure deployment and just how fast speeds will really be.
March 01, 2018
In a previous blog, we examined 3 essential types of telecom construction services and how they can be applied to provide the right kind of telecom solution in the field. This involved broadband, wireless, fiber optic or infrastructure upgrades.