GeoTel Communications, LLC is the leading provider of telecommunications infrastructure data in a geographic information system (GIS) and Internet-based spatial technologies for over 15 years. GeoTel takes telecom infrastructure data and makes it tangible. By layering this data in GIS software or by viewing it in one of our web- based platforms, we make it possible to analyze detailed fiber optic maps and other telecom datasets throughout North America. These integrated datasets are digitized onto the highest quality street data and aerial imagery available. It provides companies and government entities with the leverage and insight necessary to make informed location-based and fiscally sound decisions.
GeoTel’s highly developed databases encompass millions of miles of fiber optics routes, more than 290,000 cell towers and rooftop sites, and over 1,100,000 fiber lit buildings, data centers and central offices across more than 6,000 U.S. cities. The level of detail and information contained within our maps is unrivaled in the industry. Our maps go further than just showing a metro network path or long-haul network. With more than 575 telecom carriers in the U.S., GeoTel’s fiber optic maps designate individual telecom carriers with several distinct attributes. New and existing businesses can use GeoTel’s fiber lit buildings data set to locate buildings with fiber connections and to determine which carriers service those buildings.
GeoTel routinely updates its datasets, which provides reassurance to companies who need reliable data. With our datasets, users can locate lit, dark, metro or long haul fiber quickly and efficiently. Our products are both feature and attribute rich, making it simple to determine a variety of scenarios. GeoTel’s GIS fiber network maps are geo-referenced and can be layered on digital street maps, digital elevation models, aerial photography and 3D imagery. This multilayer landscape allows for a variety of customizable searches such as specific carriers, cell towers, broadband, and wire center boundaries.
In addition to GeoTel’s GIS software, we offer a web-based platform, TeleTracker. This is an easy-to-use service designed with the same cutting-edge technology and vast datasets enjoyed by our traditional GIS customers. With TeleTracker, clients do not need GIS experience to utilize our services.
Various industries use telecommunications infrastructure data to drive insightful business decisions. GeoTel’s sophisticated fiber datasets allow users to easily visualize a carriers’ entire metro fiber network, carrier assets, current areas of fiber market penetration and competitive threats. With infrastructure data, businesses can analyze specific areas for potential economic development. Other organizations can use fiber maps to determine where to locate new buildings based on the extent of telecom services currently available. Urban planners use telecommunications data to gain knowledge on existing telecom infrastructure.
Examples of industries currently working with GeoTel:
- Real Estate
- Economic development
- Urban planning industries
- Consulting and business intelligence firms