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Fiber Optics & Telecommunication

In today’s world, information and data are vital utilities, the same as water or natural gas. There is a vast infrastructure of fiber optic cable buried beneath our feet that delivers the Internet and network services to businesses and homes on which we depend to keep us connected.

Telecom and Internet service providers must ensure that the millions of miles of conduits they install are placed in the safest and most optimal locations to provide uninterrupted service. Fortunately, Pro-Pipe is here to help. We’re the experts when it comes to supporting horizontal directional drilling (HDD) of utility lines and the location and mapping of existing wastewater infrastructure. Our capabilities serve to help companies and subcontractors find the best locations for utility lines to be installed in the tangle of existing infrastructure.

Your Eyes Underground

Our expertise can bring numerous benefits to the fiber optics and telecommunications industries, as well as the contractors who serve them. Although HDD reduces the time and effort it takes to install new lines, it also presents a challenge when it comes to working around storm drains and sewer lines that already exist in the area. Our technicians can be the eyes underground to spot any potential conflicts — helping to avoid or resolve them.

Here are a few examples of the work we can do in this regard:

  • We perform complete sewer line and storm drain system inspections, and by doing so, we can determine whether or not telecom or Internet utility lines have breached them. If a breach has occurred, this could create a potentially problematic situation in which a routine sewer line cleaning can cut the fiber optic or phone line and result in an outage.
  • We locate storm drains and sewer mainlines and laterals to create a map of existing wastewater infrastructure for telecommunications utility providers. This helps ensure that these companies can avoid damaging existing lines when performing HDD.
  • Our hydro-excavation services enable contractors to locate lines without the risk of damaging them that comes with traditional mechanical digging methods. This better assures the smoothest possible installation and conserves resources.

Why Choose Pro-Pipe?

We have been one of the most trusted providers of storm drain and sewer pipe inspection, assessment, rehabilitation as well as cross-bore prevention and inspection since 1992. Our experienced personnel and advanced closed-circuit television and Hydrovac equipment are some of the finest in the industry. We provide some of the highest quality data integration solutions so our customers can view their inspection results in a customized portal.

Further, our stringent safety culture means we take every possible precaution to protect our crews as well as our communities. In addition, we are passionate about improving our team’s skills and capabilities, with an extensive in-house training program that includes cross-training for all elements of our services.

If you’re ready to learn more about how we can support your operations, get in touch with one of our knowledgeable representatives today.

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