Network Planning

Network creation and its subsequent management results in two clear planning activities:

  1. The physical network to support the delivery of a company's product and service portfolio.
  2. The physical infrastructure required to support the management of the above network infrastructure.

Services include the:

  • Specification of planning rules based on architectural requirements
  • Specification of planning tool requirements. See associates
  • Definition of acceptable variations based on technology provided to create each network and any limitations this imposes
  • Planning will include:
        Transmission bearer services, DWDM, SDH, PDH, ATM, Gigabit Ethernet, Ethernet and Token Ring etc.
        Access networks, SDH, PDH, CATV, xDSL (all ranges), fibre to the home/office etc.
        Radio network planning. GSM, CDMA, WLL, DECT
        Routing arrangements, including routing security.
        Capacity planning of switching, signalling, numbering etc.
        Management networks
        Site construction and development
        Emergency service requirement and routing