Are you planning on building a data center in an area that has the perfect prices for utilities? Do you need a technical hub that can generate all of your technical resources with lower overhead costs? Building a technical center in a rural area is a great way to reduce costs while giving a community in need a chance to work for the future, but there are quite a few options to choose from. Here are a few internet and general telecommunications options to consider when bringing utilities to your rural tech center:
Service Pole Installation Options
Delivering wired internet can come in multiple forms. In some cases, it's through a telephone company's wiring system that travels both above ground on utility poles (also known as the more limited power poles term) and underground via trenching or deep conduit installation. Other services use fully-shielded underground installation.
It all depends on which service you choose and whether the terrain allows a particular installation type. Underground wiring may not be viable because of loose soil, underground water, or other obstacles, while above ground service poles may be hurricane/general storm hazards.
If your business plans on using fiber optic internet services, underground is the main option. A utility company will dig into the ground to install a wide, thick tube or either pre-cast material, cast in place cement, or a metal conduit system to protect the fiber. The actual optical fiber cables will be installed in these protective service shafts, and stronger protection is necessary to protect cables from accidental digging by other contractors in the future.
Wireless Communication Options
Wireless internet and radio signals are excellent when cables are a risk, or if you just want another option for backup purposes.
Unfortunately, they still require wires somewhere.
Think of wireless antennas as nothing more than a speaker or megaphone for wireless signals. They have a lot of technology designed to get optimum range without losing the often complex data signals that are transmitted and received, but at their most basic level, they're just another endpoint on a cable.
Proper installation requires mounting on either parts of your building, towers, or service poles. These antennas don't need perfect Radio Frequency (RF) theory to operate, but installing the service poles or other platforms in a near perfect area can give you much more versatility.
Don't do it on your own. Contact a utility installation company like Bogner Construction Co to discuss the equipment and options available for your rural tech center.Share