OUTSIDE PLANT SERVICES (OSP)

NETWORK PLANNING & DESIGN

  • Fiber-to-the-Premise (FTTP)
  • Network Design and Economic Studies 
  • A-CAM Required Buildout Designs
  • FCC A-CAM Compliance Reporting Assistance
  • 4/1 and 10/1 Coverage Designs 
  • Gigabit Community Business Models 
  • Feasibility Studies 
  • Strategic Planning 
  • Environmental Studies 
  • Rural Utilities Service (RUS)  Telecommunications & Broadband Program Assistance (Loans & Grants) 
  • Tribal Startup/Provider Assistance
  • Broadband Market Entry Assistance for Electric Utilities

IMPLEMENTATION SERVICES

  • OSP Design and Staking Services
  • Buried & Aerial Plant 
  • Mapping/AutoCAD 
  • Permitting, Right-of-Way, & Easements Assistance 
  • Environmental Studies
  • Construction Plans and Specifications 
  • Construction RFPs and Bid Analysis 
  • Vendor Negotiations & Recommendations
  • Project Management 
  • Construction Monitoring/Quality Control 
  • Contract Preparation & Administration
    (Privately -Funded and RUS-Funded Projects)
  • Acceptance Testing  
  • Final Assessment and Compliance Testing


IP TECHNOLOGY ASSISTANCE

INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDER (ISP) SERVICES

  • Transit and Peering Interconnections
  •  BGP Provisioning 
  • ISP Server Design and Configuration  
    (DHCP, DNS, Email, Antispam) 
  • IP Address Assignments 
  • IPv6 Transition 
  • Network Monitoring Systems 
  • Ongoing On-Site and Remote Support 
  • Bandwidth/Service Usage Summaries 
  • CALEA Trusted Third Party Services 
  • ISP Hosted Services
  • Core Routing Design and Optimization
  • MPLS Circuit Provisioning   
  • Multicast IPTV Transport   
  • Carrier Ethernet Aggregation

NETWORK SECURITY

  • Cybersecurity Audits
  • Network Vulnerability Assessment Penetration Testing – Initial and Recurring
  • DDoS Defense (ASAP)
  • Router/Switch/Server/Firewall Access
  • Comprehensive Plan Based on FCC CSRIC Report Framework

BACK OFFICE & LAN/WAN SERVICES

  • Automated Backup Design & Implementation 
  • Disaster Prevention and Recovery Planning 
  • LAN/WAN Upgrades to Support VoIP 
  • Customized Applications Development 
  • Database Management Systems 
  • Computer Room Requirements 
  • After-Hours Technical Support 
  • Videoconferencing  
  • Closed Circuit Television (CCTV)

BROADBAND & TELECOM TECHNOLOGY

NETWORK TECHNOLOGY

  • DWDM Optical Transport Systems
  • SONET Networks – Legacy Replacements
  • IPTV – Headends and Middleware
  • FTTP – GPON and Active Ethernet
  • Hybrid-Fiber Coax & RF Video
  • VDSL2
  • VoIP – SIP Interop, H.248, MGCP
  • Carrier Ethernet
  • MPLS, Y.1731 SLA Monitoring
  • Fixed Wireless – Licensed and Unlicensed
  • Cellular Radio Access Networks
  • Wireless Evolved Packet Core – 3G/4G
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot Network/Coverage Design

ADDITIONAL SERVICES

  • Wireless Backhaul Design  
  • Equipment Provisioning and Troubleshooting  
  • Network Management and Monitoring  
  • Softswitch Implementations, Translations and Cutovers  
  • Central Office Rack Layouts and Fiber Management  
  • DC Power Systems, Solar Backup  
  • Grounding Audits  
  • RF Propagation Studies