disaster recovery Tag

By GeoTel Communications Labeled the “most destructive fire in California history,” the California Camp Fire has destroyed thousands of lives, homes, and acres of wildlife. Buried beneath the flames, the areas fiber optic cables are the latest item affected.   Unlike so many other connectors on the market,...

By GeoTel Communications Encompassing 97% of North America’s landmass, rural areas house 19.3% percent of the United States population, though this is close to 60 million people, these areas are struggling to find connectivity. For areas in rural America, the idea of stronger internet connectivity and fiber...

By GeoTel Communications In an effort to create a safer and more secure environment, individuals and organizations alike are looking to fiber optics as the solution. Fiber optic cables, which sit under the ground in a majority of the industrialized world, have become critical in the internet...

By GeoTel Communications With many companies, there comes a time when the concept of expansion and growth fill the horizon. Yet, with so many complex decisions to make while thinking of expansion, companies are relying on GIS data and fiber optic maps to make their decisions...

Disruption of telecommunications infrastructures can be the difference between life and death during disaster recovery. One of the first and immediate impacts of any natural disaster is the collapse of communications infrastructures. Standard cell or landline telecommunications infrastructures are likely to be knocked out, causing disruption...

By GeoTel Communications The Federal Emergency Management Agency is looking to the technology industry to aid in its relief efforts. The Federal Emergency Management Agency or FEMA is tasked with the difficult job of both preparing areas for, and aiding areas after emergencies occur. However, as a...

By GeoTel Communications Geomatics technology is being utilized as a proactive and reactive aid for disaster relief. Through an extensive analysis of fiber optics mapping, scientists can speed up the process of disaster relief and hopefully increase the chances of being more proactive than reactive. The effects...