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Feb 24, 2021 1:03:42 PM
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  • Utility Telecom Networks

Matching your network management system with your fiber future

Bringing your physical plant into the digital age

Industry experts agree data governance is necessary to move communication service providers into using their outside plant data for business decisions. The data management strategy must help recognize the value of assets, while allowing for the establishment of policies to ensure data quality, consistency, and availability.1  In turn, the network management system must allow for the implementation and maintenance of this strategy to advance the business.

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Jan 16, 2020 10:08:22 AM
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  • Fiber network design and automation
  • Telecom technologies
  • Utility Telecom Networks

Avoiding fiber deployment roadblocks in the utility market

Fiber networks are the future for utility companies and co-ops to bring new services to their market. Getting these networks deployed with accurate data to successfully avoid costly deployment roadblocks that could lead to insufficient reports, time loss, and operational frustrations is key to bringing network services to their customers faster and achieving better business operating results. So, what are the possible problems and obstructions utilities could encounter? And what tools are available to help prevent them from disrupting their deployment efforts?

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Aug 22, 2018 10:47:54 AM
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  • Fiber network management
  • Fiber network design and automation
  • Telecom technologies
  • Utility Telecom Networks

Fearless fiber

Designing, building and managing fiber networks can be an intimidating job, especially for organizations just getting started with fiber. While fiber networks may seem complex they play an important role in economic development. 3-GIS can take the complexity out of fiber management and design. At the 2018 TVPPA Expo in Chattanooga 3-GIS’s CEO, Tom Counts, gave a presentation on how to get fiber projects to your community faster. 

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