Installation, Commissioning and Integration

It takes an immense amount of electronic equipment to power today’s communications networks. The landscape of North America is blanketed with hundreds of thousands of macro cell sites, small cells, mobile switching offices, central offices, remote cabinets and customer premise telecommunication rooms brimming with electronic equipment that require Installation, Commissioning and Integration (ICI) services.

Glow’s ICI senior technicians/field engineers are among the industry’s elite whose skills have been honed through years of experience and technical and product certification training. Every ICI engagement is customized to meet the specific requirements of the project, the wireless carrier and the OEM’s product certification requirements. The OEM has one of the most stringent QA/QC processes in the industry and only ASPs that achieve the required ratings are offered new work.

Glow offers high-quality, dependable installation services that include everything from survey and RAMS pack submission, onsite installation and testing of equipment, through to its integration in the overall system to the management of both large and small test and commissioning projects for clients. All this is achieved by following a stringent and thorough compliance process that aims to deliver the highest level of safety and efficiency with minimum disruption of operations, while at the same time helping to reduce costs and increase business productivity.

In the Telecommunications sector, the correct installation of equipment and systems is vital for achieving specified functional performance, safety and efficiency. Glow provides clients with quality and dependable installation services, delivered with minimal disruption to business operations. All installations are risk assessed in compliance with the latest health and safety regulations, and include a pre-installation survey and health checks for system readiness that enables Glow to achieve a smooth and swift installation process.

Highly qualified and accredited engineers are always ready to meet any urgent needs, provide support and give practical advice, while guaranteeing utmost consistency and reliability of services. They will also provide document recommendations aimed to help enhance the infrastructure and processes of business, as well as improve the cost-efficiency of projects.

Glow provides a comprehensive range of data, fibre and voice installation services that cover everything from system installation, testing, certification and ongoing maintenance. From major telecoms equipment manufacturers to national network operators, Glow has gathered invaluable multi-discipline knowledge and hands-on expertise to offer clients the following services: RAMS pack preparation, equipment room infrastructure installations, telecoms equipment hardware installations, external enclosure installations, data, voice cabling to frames, fibre splicing, frame rationalisation, redundant equipment recovery and cable management services.

Glow’s integration services, combined with rigorous testing processes, are designed to bring nodes and network elements into commercial service efficiently and swiftly. Glow’s thorough methods of integration coupled with the support and experience of commissioning engineers, gives professionals within the Telecoms sector the security of knowing that the integration service will be accomplished accurately, reliably, and at least cost.

Glow’s services can help with anything from the simplest to the most complicated network upgrades, including expansions, consolidations, and migrations across multiple technologies – legacy as well as leading edge. This thorough approach guarantees a resilient, high-performing and continuously available network. Be rest assured that Glow’s team will mitigate risk and deliver the highest level of compliance and safety in processes.

There are three things that every business aims to achieve: faultless system performance, fast achievement to business goals and higher return on investment (ROI). It is these three factors that drive Glow’s process when delivering commissioning services for clients. Glow’s team of dedicated and multi-disciplined commissioning engineers will take responsibility for delivering the highest level of accuracy and quality of service, while putting your communications assets into commercial use swiftly and safely. From onsite installation to final network acceptance, Glow’s specialists can rapidly provide multi-vendor and multi-technology equipment at least cost.

From risk assessments to pre-installation audits, planning and documentation, method statements, verification and installation, Glow’s best practice commissioning service covers every aspect of the quick, safe, and efficient commissioning of equipment. The execution of process is conducted in a planned, controlled, and quantified manner, to achieve the highest level of safety for clients, providing them with a facility that operates as a fully functional system as per specification.

Glow’s commissioning services cover a wide range of equipment groups, including transmission equipment, optical systems and fibre networks, fixed switching platforms, cellular networks, and include: power-up, configuration, testing and data analysis, network connectivity, performance testing and network trials.

Glow has the resources and personnel to install, commission, and integrate hardware into existing management platforms and asset-tracking systems. Glow can install and commission radio equipment and configure switches. Integration procedures can be tailored to suit individual customer requirements, and generally involve direct liaison with members of the network operation center (NOC), implementing IP addresses, subnet changes, and checking alarms.

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