BDC Group Blog

Don't Let a Utility Strike Sink the Whole Ship

June 18, 2021

telecom construction, emergency, fiber splicing, ribbon splicing, maintenance, On Demand Services, ODS Division, Network Solutions, boring, ODS, emergency deployment, fiber maintenance, fiber strike, fiber repair

According to the ISE’s article on damage prevention, infrastructure damage costs an estimated $30 billion year-over-year. And while some can be prevented by establishing careful locating and excavation practices, utility line strikes, and other damages are somewhat inevitable. So, what should you do when damages threaten infrastructure operations? Below we discuss the steps to take when damages happen and how to prevent them.

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There's No Place Like a Refurbished Home...For Vital Telecom Equipment

March 11, 2021

telecom solution, telecom solutions, project management, concrete shelters, telecom shelter, turn-key, maintenance, General Construction, Network Solutions, TSD, telecom site development, Logistics, Electrical, network upgrades, refurbishment, refurb

Telecommunication shelters provide important protection for the vital equipment that is housed inside. It is necessary to ensure that the shelter and all the equipment inside and out are well maintained. From HVAC and generator maintenance down to the sealant and paint on the exterior of the building, it is critical that each piece is working properly and maintained so that the infrastructure stays online and operates efficiently. Our team recently completed an on-site shelter refurb on one of our partner’s telecom sites.

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NOW That’s What I Call Telecom Construction!

March 04, 2021

telecom solution, telecom solutions, project management, concrete shelters, telecom shelter, turn-key, maintenance, General Construction, Network Solutions, TSD, telecom site development, Logistics, Electrical, network upgrades, raw land build

As networks are being expanded and upgraded, service providers are finding that they need to rebuild or build new telecom sites to expand their network, regenerate fiber, or upgrade current sites. Building a telecom site from the ground up can be daunting, as there are so many pieces that have to come together. Below is a brief overview of the process broken down into stages.

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Network Failure Is Not An Option

February 19, 2021

telecom solution, telecom solutions, fiber optic network, fiber splicing, maintenance, OSP Fiber Construction, Fiber, On Demand Services, Network Solutions, OSP, ODS, fiber maintenance, network upgrades, Keenan Flint, Jeramie Ellefson

Building, expanding, or upgrading your fiber network is no small feat and whether your network is local or spans across states, keeping it healthy and online is non-negotiable. There can be a lot of stressors when trying to manage miles of fiber and ensuring your customers are happy. Having the right partners who can manage, repair, expand, maintain, and upgrade your infrastructure can help to take a little bit of stress off your plate.

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Show Me The Maintenance

February 12, 2021

telecom solution, telecom solutions, fiber optic network, fiber splicing, maintenance, OSP Fiber Construction, Fiber, On Demand Services, Network Solutions, OSP, ODS, fiber maintenance

Maintaining your fiber optic network is an important practice in protecting your investment. Network down time can be costly, but there are steps you can take to avoid this headache. From proper installation, testing, monitoring and routine network maintenance, upkeep of your fiber network can be a lot to juggle. Having an experienced partner who can support you from planning and installation to maintenance and emergency response can make all the difference.

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Let’s Talk About Fiber Maintenance

February 05, 2021

telecom solution, telecom solutions, fiber optic network, fiber splicing, maintenance, OSP Fiber Construction, Fiber, On Demand Services, Network Solutions, OSP, ODS, fiber maintenance

Maintenance of fiber optic networks is a little different than maintenance of copper or other cabling options. While inspection of the network and all the connectors and adapters, used to be absolutely necessary, today’s fiber optic networks are designed to be installed and left alone unless repair is needed. So how do you know what needs repaired and what maintenance to perform? Well let’s talk about maintaining your fiber network.

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Shocking News, BDC Group is Wired Up

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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On-Demand Services to Prepare for the Future

September 11, 2020

telecom solution, project management, telecom construction, fiber splicing, maintenance, bdc group inc., iowa, Fiber, On Demand Services, General Construction, ODS Division, Network Solutions

In BDC’s experience, we have found that our customers need someone who can provide services that are tailormade to fit their needs. Our experienced team of professionals are focused on helping our customers identify those needs and help them to reach their goals through cost effective, customized solutions.

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BDC Group Services Division

August 20, 2020

telecom solution, project management, telecom construction, fiber splicing, maintenance, bdc group inc., iowa, Fiber, Services Division

BDC Group has spent many years building an organization focused on the needs of our partners. Our team of experienced executives, project managers and technicians are focused on providing cost effective solutions for the partners we service. At the core, our services division helps our partners maintain and grow their network infrastructure.

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