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Ascend: Assisting Network Operators in Addressing Increasing Demand of Coverage & Capacity

si Team
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
si Team
The recent launch of Reliance Jio 4G (RJIL) has been a promising phenomenon in Indian smartphone society, even though it ushered a number of disputes between the incumbent operators and this new entrant. Besides the epic drop of tariffs, the core factors that brought ovation from the industrialists were the signal availability, tower spread and effective infrastructure. As Rome was not built in a day, so was this well spread cell network, which was built through years of processes & efforts. Ascend Telecom Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd., an independent tower provider esteemed as one of the first partners of Jio 4G revolution, helped them in big time to build a massive network with its 5000+ towers and 10,000+ tenants handout across the country.

Well-known for green energy management with a record of over 50 percent of site operations led via efficient/green energy solutions, Ascend possesses 15 years of heritage proffering end-to-end telecom infrastructure solutions to all major telecom operators of India covering long term contracts on building & leasing, operations and energy management. The site operations centered on best energy costs are not vanilla, the innovative milieu even include the first ever power free climate management, Lithium battery deployment and 98 percent of its sites operating on Grid power. The constant upgradation with green technologies such as Solar Cells, Wind Chimney and Free Cooling Units provide a reduced carbon footprint and thus an optimized cost of operations for this Bangalore based company.

The Exclusivity

�We have initiated many green initiatives including over 1.15 MW of distributed solar energy with the least cost per KW among the telecom tower companies,� asserts Sushil Kumar Chaturvedi, CEO, Ascend. The company has witnessed a selective build and profitable growth year-after-year, thanks to the customer synchronization and no conflict of interest between the management. The independent tower portfolio with diversified tenancies, where each tower is designed to support multiple tenancies, meets the state-of-the-art radio frequency (RF) planning with zero overlap, to make the organization a superior quality deliverer. The well integrated tower operations center of the company enables site automation, remote management and the real time monitoring for each site. �Hat-tip goes to the highly motivated & professional management team, and the in-house Operations & Maintenance workforce aligned with latest technologies & trends,� adds Sushil.

A Matchless Portfolio

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