Telecommunications/Data Infrastructure

We provide engineering and projects management services for telecommunications and data infrastructure – typically in the Municipal government environment.

Our project managers and engineering staff work on diverse telecommunications infrastructure projects including underground conduit, aerial distribution and wireless networks – typically providing services encompassing: project planning and initiation, design drawings and specifications preparation; product selection; construction advisement; and commissioning. Our “complete package” understanding and involvement approach ensures comprehensive, timely and cost effective delivery of projects.

GNEC provided telecommunications media assessment and selection planning exercises have successfully led our clients to optimal media technology choices.

Telecommunications/Data Infrastructure

A sampling of our Telecommunications Infrastructure expertise:

  • fiber optic cabling;
  • copper based telecom;
  • wireless Ethernet Radio Networks;
  • construction permitting of infrastructure projects;
  • design integration with other civil works and facility development;
  • Inter-departmental presentations and mediation;
  • product selection and procurement;
  • equipment and systems testing and commissioning (including checklists and confirmation
  • documentation);
  • Construction Management and contractor guidance;
  • Project Management for Clients; and
  • Public information session presentation.

Other partner organizations we work with can provide extended telecommunications and data infrastructure services, including: cost-benefit analysis; fiber-to-home design and fiber allocation design and management; and system-wide fiber network utilization analysis/design.


Featured Projects

(NEW) FttH / FttP Business Case & Backbone
Coast Meridian Overpass
David Avenue
QNET Construction
QNET SD43 Fibre Optic Cable Plan

(NEW) FttH / FttP Business Case & Backbone

New Westminster, BC

(NEW) FttH / FttP Business Case & Backbone
Services

Detailed Design, Costing, Valuation and Business Models

Key Project Features
  • First Mile design – infrastructure mapping for tie-ins to Internet Exchange locations
  • Middle Mile design – maximize use of existing infrastructure using GIS spatial layout data
  • Last Mile design – Assess deployment options and strategies for connecting individual houses/buildings
  • Cost / Value Model creation – establishes the foundation for Business Case analysis
  • Business Model creation – includes aspects of leasing duct space, fibre strands and end-to-end circuits to service providers
  • Assist with Council/Committee presentations

Coast Meridian Overpass

Port Coquitlam, BC

Coast Meridian Overpass
Services

Owner’s Engineer – Electrical / ITS (City of Port Coquitlam)

Key Project Features
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)
  • Traffic Signals
  • Roadway Lighting
  • Video Detection
  • Ethernet Radio (Traffic and Video)
  • Fibre Optic cabling
  • Ethernet Communications System Design
  • Traffic Monitoring Cameras
  • Arterial-based Traffic Monitoring and Control System

David Avenue

Coquitlam, BC

David Avenue
Services

Electrical Design and Construction Inspection

Key Project Features
  • Traffic Signals
  • Roadway Lighting
  • Illuminated Street Name Signs
  • Fibre Optic Ducting/Cabling
  • Fibre System Communications
  • Central Traffic Control System Integration

QNET Construction

Coquitlam, BC

QNET Construction
Services

Design and Construction Inspection

Key Project Features
  • Fibre Network Planning
  • Preliminary System Layout Concepts and Costing
  • Refined System and Last Mile Connection Design
  • Drawing and Specification Development
  • Detailed Cost Estimates – including working in concert with QNET contractor(s)
  • Construction Guidance and Inspection
  • Multi-Agency Interaction and Issue Resolution
  • Record Drawings

QNET SD43 Fibre Optic Cable Plan

Coquitlam, BC

QNET SD43 Fibre Optic Cable Plan
Services

Planning, Design, Costing, Construction Guidance/Inspection

Key Project Features
  • School District 43 (Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody) – wanted to utilize the QNET infrastructure to provide a robust inter-school facility network
  • Combinations of inlay and conduit systems were evaluated
  • Route choice (road segments, etc.) options were evaluated and costed
  • Inter-agency process (City, QNET, School District)
  • Considered use of abandoned water lines as conduit routing