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The Highlights

                                                                                                                                                 Deterministic traffic
                                                                                                                                                 engineering to sustain
                                                                                                                                                 critical applications over
                                                                                                                                                 Optical Ethernet backbone.

                                                                                                                                                 Synergistic client-vendor
                                                                                                                                                 approach to meet the 7
                                                                                                                                                 month delivery timeline
                                                                                                                                                 while fulfilling stringent
                                                                                                                                                 design specifications and
                                                                                                                                                 meeting every deadline.

                                                                                                                                                 Successfully integrated a
                                                                                                                                                 hybrid, IP based, EPABX
                                                                                                                                                 system deployed over
                                    Project design had to be absolute. Meeting invariable timelines                                              multiple sites using SIP
                                         was a must. Commtel engineered a reliable solution for                                                  based trunks while working
                                                                                                                                                 with the OEM for the first
                                            below freezing conditions to win a customer for life.

                                The Task                                                                                                         All field equipments were
                                                                                                                                                 temperature controlled
                                Commtel's global project implementation capabilities got further strengthened when it secured an
                                                                                                                                                 using heater with
                                international assignment from a global EPC. The task at hand was to equip a section of 4,000 square
                                                                                                                                                 thermostat and fan filter
                                kilometers gas field with its gas processing facility, infrastructure and pipelines with a state of the art,     arrangements to work even
                                converged digital telecommunication system. Commtel attained this prestigious and strategically                  in subzero conditions.
                                important turnkey implementation project in the Central Asian region, and was chosen to establish a
                                                                                                                                                 Translation of all project
                                high availability fibre based telecommunication backbone which enabled provisioning of CCTV
                                                                                                                                                 and system documents in
                                surveillance systems, LAN and state of the art digital EPABX system to provide voice, video and data
                                                                                                                                                 local language.
                                services. The eventual scope of this project was to provide a seamless, Optical Ethernet based digital
                                communication highway over the entire field area for the customer.

                                The Challenge
                                Accomplishing a project for a customer who holds the world's second largest natural gas reserves
                                                                                                                                                     The Benefits
                                comes with its own set of extremities and stimulating situations. To start with, this fast track project had
                                                                                                                                                     Commtel has been ever-committal to surpass boundaries, improvise and innovate when it comes to delivering a
                                extremely stringent timelines to meet. Rigorous design specification keeping in view the international
                                                                                                                                                     project. Commtel through its meticulous planning, detailed design execution capabilities and precisely accurate
                                standards, abbreviations and translation of the same in local language saw considerable investment of
                                                                                                                                                     multiple systems integration has won another customer for life. Known for its reliable and quality solution, Commtel
                                time and effort. Commtel engineers had their task cut out to meet deadlines even when design evolution
                                                                                                                                                     brought together a team of in-house experts who executed the project with immaculate detail, saving considerable time
                                was constantly taking place. Identifying and finalizing equipment and systems that worked in subzero                 and effort. The team engaged with the customer at a very different level with round the clock availability in person for
                                temperatures was a first for Commtel. Goalposts kept changing due to dynamic requirements both at                    elaborate discussions and approvals. Such level of sustained engagement led to on time project delivery, fulfilling
                                EPC and end users level.                                                                                             customer's expectations in every manner.

                                                                                                                                                                                                       In keeping the customer up-to-date with the progress at every
                                The Solution                                                                                                                                                           project stage, Commtel demonstrated exquisite co-ordination

                                  The gas development project in consideration managed 10 billion cubic meters per annum (bcma).                                                                      and project management skills. Due to compressed project
                                  Interconnected vast orbit of highly volatile and critical functions.                                                                                                schedule the entire fleet of sub-systems was flown in through
                                  An overarching execution plan to ensure consistency of approach and effective utilization of resources.                                                             air instead of sea faring them to our systems integration
                                  Timely generation and approval of entire design documents, paving way for successful execution.                                                                     centre, saving crucial time and meeting scheduled deadlines.
                                  The telecom package comprised of vast array of systems comprising of LAN/WAN System from CISCO having                                                               Factory Acceptance Test for the entire telecommunication
                                  76 RITTAL cabinets.                                                                                                                                                  package and Integrated Factory Acceptance Test were
                                  PELCO based surveillance system along with passive copper and fibre cabling infrastructure from 3M. Partnered                                                       accomplished without any punch points. Commtel's such eye
                                  for the first time with ISKRATEL for the EPABX system.                                                                                                               to detail approach has always augured well for the customer,
                                  Commtel provided detailed design engineering, procured the entire fleet of systems, integrated them at its Sharjah                                                  making it a fruitful experience at both ends.
                                  facility and shipped it to the site in just under 7 months from the date of award, meeting all the project
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