SATEL has over 10 years of experience in turnkey construction of communications facilities: we perform the full range of design, construction and installation, start-up and commissioning works, including construction of cellular base stations, switch gear, radiocommunications networks, radio links and power supply systems.
SEARCH AND CONTRACT ACTIVITIES
Our competencies include search of properties suitable for base station deployment in an area, specified by customer, candidate site survey, survey result reporting, negotiations with property owners and execution of lease contract for customer equipment deployment on favorable terms.
Our company operates in all Russian regions. Local activities are performed by project groups, promptly resolving all issues, related to project development and approvals, and also directly connected to a communications facility construction and equipment installation.
SURVEY AND DESIGN WORK
SATEL provides the full spectrum of survey and design work for construction of mobile radiocommunications systems.
Comprehensive survey and design works include:
- Site search and survey
- Collection of input data
- If required, engineering survey and structural load capacity survey of buildings and existing antenna stands for equipment deployment
- Selection of basic equipment by customer-defined parameters
- Location selection for basic equipment and antenna deployment, with survey report, containing key technology solutions
- Report approval with customer and landlord
We develop design and detailed documentation in accordance with Terms of Reference (ToR) and Directive №87 both for existing customer network upgrades and construction of new network stations. Our specialists will obtain all required approvals, follow through procedures of the General Board of State Expert Review (Glavgosexpertiza) for projects and individual agency reviews, prepare document packages, required for Roscomnadzor commissioning procedures.
SAFETY AND HEALTH CERTIFICATION FOR CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION OF RADIO TRANSMITTERS
In 2013 SATEL’s project solutions department set up a dedicated functional group for environmental issues and control over physical environmental factors. The group is in charge of: collection of radio transmission facilities, development of appendices to safety and health certificates, obtaining construction permits for communications objects (R1), comprehensive activities to obtain facility commissioning permit (R2).
CONSTRUCTION AND INSTALLATION
SATEL performs installation of antenna mast structures for deployment of communications equipment, base, relay stations and all required construction and installation works.
Our specialist teams perform installation, construction and texting of infrastructure facilities and telecommunications networks.
General construction includes renovation and preparation of premises, manufacturing and installation of container units for hardware-based telephone exchanges, base stations and transport network equipment.
Installation involves installation of required basic equipment, power supply connection, fire control systems, fire and security alarms, conditioning and ventilation.
INDOOR COVERAGE CONSTRUCTION AND INSTALLATION
SATEL performs design, construction and installation works to provide for uninterrupted mobile service indoors.
We develop and get approved Passive DAS and Active DAS solutions of various levels of complexity for GSM/UMTS/LTE mobile services to one or several operators.
Design phase features a design concept for a facility, including:
• Text section with detailed facility description and selection principles for proposed technical solution
• Connection layout for distributed antenna feed system
• Detailed color facility layouts with signal level legend
• Final specification for equipment and materials, used for estimate calculations
Our specialists have extensive experience in development and implementation of projects in major facilities, including airports and stadiums.
Installation, start-up and commissioning is performed be experienced specialists in line with all applicable regulations and requirements, over periods of time, approved by customer and landlord.
SETUP AND COMMISSIONING
Comprehensive start-up and commissioning activities include preparation and execution of individual tests, integration testing of equipment, preparation of work and commissioning documentation for commissioning activities.
Upon installation of mobile radiocommunications systems, required measurements are performed, post-completion documentation is prepared and constructed facility is delivered to a customer.
TECH SUPPORT AND EMERGENCY RECOVERY
Tech support, customer personnel training and emergency recovery activities are integral to the comprehensive services, provided by our company. We have in-house tech support and guarantee services, all our technicians are trained in vendor training centers and certified to perform installation and servicing telecommunications equipment, offered by us. Engineers, designers and installation staff have extensive project experience in all Russian regions.
DRIVE TESTS OF MOBILE OPERATOR NETWORKS
SATEL specialists perform assessments of relevant coverage characteristics and basic service quality in GSM/WCDMA/LTE network sections of one or several mobile operator networks.
Drive tests include the following:
• measuring coverage characteristics (signal level and quality) at GSM/WCDMA/LTE network section
• assessment of voice service characteristics and data transmission service
• analysis of collected results and report.
These tests feature both outdoor and indoor tests.
OPTIMIZATION OF COMMUNICATIONS NETWORKS
Improving service quality is a key way to boost competitiveness of companies in today’s world. Mobile operators seek to improve performance of their existing and new networks to provide coverage and high quality of mobile communications and data transmission services.
Communications network optimization helps rework qualitative network characteristics, change equipment structure and significantly improve network parameters.
SATEL performs comprehensive network parameter optimization and audit across Russian regions. Our specialists will collect and process data and also will prepare reports and recommendations.
PRODUCTION OF METAL STRUCTURES
Development of proprietary production is a key area for SATEL. Our company utilizes its in-house production facilities to develop and manufacture metal structures for turnkey construction of mobile radiocommunications facilities.
SATEL manufactures the following products:
• communications masts for sectoral and radio relay antennas
• equipment and container installation frames
• support brackets and protective cross-bars
• tripods and masts
• catwalks, enclosures, rails, ladders
• cable bridges and feed terminals
• balconies for equipment deployment at smoke stacks and towers
• reinforcement for load bearing capacity of antennas and masts
• all types of metal priming and coating
• anti-icing protection for cables and feed
Our resources, production capacity and highly skilled personnel let us develop modern advanced solutions with broad capabilities. All our solutions provide comprehensive support and high service levels to our customers.
MOBILE ANTENNA DESIGN AND MANUFACTURING
SATEL designs and manufactures mobile communications antennas. Efficiency, reliability and service life period of any mobile communications system largely depend on antenna quality and reliability. These elements have to comply with the highest weather resistance and physical impact requirements. Our resources, production capacity and highly skilled personnel let us develop modern advanced solutions with broad capabilities.