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Network Construction. We Got That Goin’ For Us, Which Is Nice

August 12, 2022

telecom construction, maintenance, On Demand Services, General Construction, Network Solutions, Infrastructure Maintenance, ODS, civil construction, construction, site survey, permits

Network construction is an overarching term describing various forms of general construction projects including designs, builds, and upgrades. While each project is unique and comes with challenges, working with a competent contractor can help ensure a successful outcome. Let’s look at what network construction is and how our specialized skills can help you in your next construction project.

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I Need Your Site Analysis, Your Permits, and Your Motorcycle

July 29, 2022

telecom services, telecom construction, Network Solutions, TSD, telecom site development, high speed broadband, internet, civil construction, site survey, telecom site analysis, permits, permitting

When purchasing a new plot of land to construct a telecom site, it is essential to conduct a complete site analysis to understand the property comprehensively. Ideally, this will include mapping the property and gathering data on local weather patterns, geology, hydrology, and topography. With this information in hand, you can create a scope of work that details what needs to be done to prepare the land for construction. By taking the time to assess and plan for your site development project correctly, you can help ensure that the result is a safe and functional facility that meets all your needs. Let’s learn the ins and outs of the analysis and permitting process that takes place before a new telecom site is developed.

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I Want to Vacuum Excavate With Somebody

July 15, 2022

OSP Fiber Construction, Fiber, Network Solutions, high speed broadband, OSP, fiber maintenance, internet, fiber repair, Vacuum Excavators, fiber optics, vacuum

The evolution of communications networks has resulted in an increased demand for higher bandwidth and capacity, which has driven the need for new Outside Plant (OSP) fiber construction to support data transport over long distances. OSP fiber construction involves the installation of underground cables, which can be a complex and time-consuming process. When performing outside plant construction potential issues can arise such as the damaging of utilities already underground through traditional trenching and digging methods. To ensure damage to pre-existing utilities does not occur, the method of vacuum installation is used. Let’s take a look at what vacuum installation is and how it is employed in the field to help safely and efficiently install and maintain the fiber.

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Now That’s What I Call High Quality Fiber

July 01, 2022

telecom solution, Fiber, Network Solutions, high speed broadband, fiber maintenance, internet, fiber repair, restoration, fiber optic testing, fiber optics, copper cable, coax cable, copper wire

Fiber optic technology has been around for a while, but it is only recently that the technology has become widely available in homes and businesses. Fiber optics offer many advantages over traditional copper wire or coax cabling. Let us learn the differences between all three and how each can benefit or deter your internet data speeds.

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Back to Life Back to Reality

June 16, 2022

telecom solution, telecom solutions, concrete shelters, telecom shelter, turn-key, maintenance, TSD, Infrastructure Maintenance, Electrical, fiber maintenance, network upgrades, refurbishment, refurb, telecom hub, telecom hut, restoration

As your telecommunications concrete shelter ages, in addition to performing routine maintenance, it may become necessary to take additional steps to maintain and/or upgrade your facility. Although they are made of durable precast concrete, the interior, electrical and external compound require upkeep to ensure the facility continues to operate efficiently. This is where BDC Group steps in. We offer full maintenance and restoration services on telecom shelters, equipment, and physical compounds. Let’s dive into how we restore these shelters to a like-new state and help your company maintain your initial investment and ultimately save money.

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BDC Would Haul 500 Miles, And BDC Would Haul 500 More

June 09, 2022

telecom construction, osp telecom, fiber optic network, rural broadband, OSP Fiber Construction, Network Solutions, Outside Plant Fiber Construction, long haul fiber, OSP, ISP, fiber optic expansion, internet, fiber network

The construction of long haul fiber optic cable networks is a critical step in ensuring that telecommunications providers can offer their customers the highest quality service across long distances bridging the digital divide between cities and towns alike. By contracting with companies who use the latest in trenching and directional drilling technology, these providers can deliver fast and reliable internet service to people all over the country. Here's an overview of the process of long haul fiber construction, from planning to completion.

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So Much Room for Activities

May 27, 2022

frcp, fiber regen cabinet platform, telecom solutions, concrete shelters, telecom services, telecom power, generator, power equipment, telecom site development, HVAC, telecom hub, telecom hut, micro data center, telecommunications, communications hub, backup power

Demand for data in the telecommunications industry and the ability to power the equipment that supports that data is on the rise. As a result, service providers are looking for innovative ways to meet that demand. Typically providers deploy larger infrastructure facilities to house all the power and data equipment needed to keep everything up and running.

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If Moving Your Fiber is Cool, Consider Us Miles Davis

May 20, 2022

telecom construction, osp telecom, fiber optic network, rural broadband, OSP Fiber Construction, Network Solutions, Outside Plant Fiber Construction, long haul fiber, OSP, ISP, fiber optic expansion, internet, fiber repair, fiber relocate, fiber relocation

As telecom companies continue to expand their fiber-optic networks, the need for qualified technicians to relocate and install fiber increases. Let’s discuss some of the common techniques technicians use to relocate fiber optic cables and some of the challenges they face when relocating fiber. We will also investigate some common reasons why fiber optic cables need relocating.

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Put Me in Coach, I’m Ready to Play

May 13, 2022

dark fiber, telecom construction, osp telecom, fiber optic network, rural broadband, OSP Fiber Construction, Network Solutions, Outside Plant Fiber Construction, long haul fiber, OSP, ISP, fiber optic expansion, internet, dark fiber leasing

In telecommunications, dark fiber (also known as unlit fiber) is fiber optic cable that has been laid underground, but not yet put into service. Dark fiber can provide a variety of benefits to both telecommunication providers and their customers. Let us explore what dark fiber is and some of the benefits it can offer.

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If You Build It, They Will Come

April 29, 2022

telecom solutions, concrete shelters, telecom services, telecom site development, raw land build, telecom hub, telecom hut, telecommunications, raw land construction, communications hub, civil construction, construction

Civil site construction is a process that all telecommunications companies must go through in order to install new telecommunications equipment or upgrade existing infrastructure. By understanding the different aspects of site construction, you can minimize potential problems and ensure your project is completed on time and within budget. There are numerous regulatory hurdles to overcome, as well as careful planning required to ensure that the work is completed quickly and without incident. Let’s take a look at some of the key aspects of civil site construction, and we'll outline some of the challenges that telcos face during this process.

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