BDC Group Blog

Multi-Site Projects Don't Have to Take FOR-EV-VER!

August 20, 2021

telecom solution, used telecom shelters, telecom solutions, project management, new concrete shelter, telecom shelter, turn-key, Network Solutions, TSD, surplus concrete shelters, telecom site development, Logistics, Electrical, telecom hut, multi-site

The bigger the project the bigger the headache…right? All the engineering, planning, designing, construction, logistics, and everything else that comes with telecom projects, takes careful preparation and plenty of time with any project. But when you have a multi-site project, the workload that you are facing is daunting. But with a few tips from our experts, you can ease the stress and have an organized plan of execution to help guide the project along.

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I'll Be Back...Online

July 23, 2021

telecom solution, emergency, fiber splicing, ribbon splicing, Fiber, Network Solutions, Electrical, fiber maintenance, fiber strike, fiber repair, restoration, night cut, night splicing, emergency strikes

When emergency strikes your fiber network, and the pressure is on to get the infrastructure back online ASAP, it is vital to have emergency restoration teams on speed dial.  It's also important to know what it is going to take to get your network back up and running, and how to prevent these emergencies in the first place. Read on to learn more about emergency fiber maintenance.

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Surplus Shelters are Like a Box of Chocolates

July 16, 2021

telecom solution, used telecom shelters, telecom solutions, project management, new concrete shelter, telecom shelter, turn-key, Network Solutions, TSD, surplus concrete shelters, telecom site development, Logistics, Electrical, network upgrades, refurbishment, refurb, telecom hut, retrofitting, restoration

Surplus shelters are like a box of chocolates… you never know what you’re going to get. Finding a surplus hut that meets your size requirements is like finding a penny face up. But what’s inside and the repairs, refurbishment, retrofitting that needs to happen is unique to each shelter. Read on to find out what our used shelter experts suggest when looking for a surplus option and what is commonly seen when you look inside.

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BDC and the Shelter Factory

April 09, 2021

telecom solution, telecom solutions, concrete shelter, new concrete shelter, concrete shelters, telecom shelter, telecommunications shelters, precast concrete shelters, HVAC, precast shelter, concrete, telecom hub, telecom hut

Shelters, hubs, huts. They go by many names and are made of many materials. No matter what they are called or what they are made of communication shelters are meant to house and protect vital network or communication equipment. At BDC Group, we manufacture precast concrete shelters that are second to none. Read on to find out how our structures are made from beginning to end!

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$60 Billion for Fiber Expansion... Yeah, Baby, Yeah!

April 02, 2021

telecom solution, telecom solutions, project management, fiber optic network, 5g, rural broadband, Network Solutions, high speed broadband, network upgrades, fiber optic expansion, fiber to the home, infrastructure upgrade

It is no secret that all focus in the telecom industry is on fiber expansion. There have been many programs aimed at funding broadband expansion put out in the last year. And while that is no surprise due to the global health crisis pealing back the curtain to reveal just how wide and deep the digital divide is, there seems to be no slowing of funding and focus being put towards fiber optic expansion

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The Fresh Shelters of BDC

March 25, 2021

telecom solution, telecom solutions, project management, concrete shelters, telecom shelter, turn-key, General Construction, Network Solutions, TSD, telecom site development, network upgrades, refurbishment, refurb, Rhiannon Nehl, Kevin Haines

BDC Group got started in the telecom industry working on broadband and wireless sites. And despite expanding into other areas of the industry, telecom site development (TSD) will always be a major part of our vast portfolio of products and services. In fact, we have built a TSD team that is second to none.

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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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