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Jun 29, 2018 10:18:00 AM
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  • Fiber network construction
  • Fiber network management
  • Fiber network design and automation

Eliminating the risks of bridging the digital divide

Winning an RDOF block in the upcoming auction is a priority for many co-ops and rural telecom providers right now. Building and expanding rural networks, however, can come with potential risks and questions for which these potential bid-winners are trying to plan. In an effort to erase rural connectivity concerns, 3-GIS offers software solutions that will help de-risk these companies' projects and eliminate the uncertainties behind bridging the digital divide.

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Jun 28, 2018 11:33:11 AM
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  • Fiber network design and automation
  • Telecom technologies

The impact of machine learning on fiber network engineering

Fabion Kauker, 3-GIS Product Architect, presents the results of his research in a paper awarded at the 2018 Human Computer Interaction International conference as the best paper of the Human Interface and the Management of Information thematic area. The research looks at the trade-offs between three approaches that can be developed for fiber network planning to interpret satellite imagery and determine the location of residences or businesses.

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May 22, 2018 10:20:30 AM
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  • Fiber network management
  • Fiber network design and automation
  • Telecom technologies

Let technology power your rural broadband project success

If your organization wins an RDOF block, you will need to come up with a plan to build and manage your new network in a way that will maximize its return. Building large networks in rural areas is a big job with a lot of potential risks. Embracing technology, specifically fiber network management and design software, can help reduce the risk and bring efficiency to all phases of the new network. Here are some of the ways the right software can maximize the ROI for RDOF projects:

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Aug 7, 2017 4:04:00 PM
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  • Fiber network design and automation

There's gold in that there ground!

Are you outfitted to extend your network to find the best routes and stake your claim?

New customers are calling their ISPs requesting broadband services, the response they get has to be accurate and like the gold rush it has to be fast. Whether it is your network or your customer’s network you want to find the best routes to extend the existing fiber assets to new locations.

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Jan 2, 2017 11:21:00 AM
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  • Fiber network design and automation

Win with intelligent tools for designing and managing fiber networks

In the past, telecom network management software has solely aimed to address managing and maintaining telecom networks. Over the last three years, however, the explosion in growth of new fiber networks has pushed developers to focus not only on the best ways to manage existing assets, but towards creating tools and workflows to assist in the planning, design and construction of new networks.

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Nov 2, 2016 1:47:00 PM
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  • Fiber network design and automation

FTTH design & engineering standards- what you need to be successful?

Many of our customers are facing challenges as it relates to documenting specifications, data models and output required to support the end-to-end design and construction process for fiber to the home (FTTH). This is true whether you are considering utilizing conventional CAD based technology or leveraging a geographic information system. 3-GIS has faced these challenges head on with our customers and wanted to pass on some lessons learned for consideration.

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