Tarantula, a leading provider of purpose-built telecom site portfolio management solutions, today announced that leading Latin American towerco, Torrecom has selected Tarantula’s Red Cube product to manage its site rollout and tower infrastructure management.
As one of the leading tower companies in Latin America, Torrecom provides telecommunication infrastructure, primarily the construction, leasing, and operating of cell towers and sites, to telecom operators in Chile, Paraguay, Peru, Panama, Colombia, Mexico, Guatemala, and Nicaragua. Torrecom currently operates over 1,000 wireless sites with plans to expand further by adding additional countries to its portfolio in Central America and the Andean Region. The towerco offers low-profile and sharable sites to operators, helping them identify the right locations, that include traditional structures, rooftops, buildings, and distributed antenna system (DAS) solutions. Torrecom delivers infrastructure to its carrier customers at locations to give them the ability to expand their networks.
Torrecom selected Tarantula as its new technology partner after going through a rigorous selection process, which included a detailed Proof of Concept (PoC) enabling Torrecom users to test-drive Tarantula’s flagship product, Red Cube, and experience the ease of use and out-of-the-box functionality delivered by Tarantula’s purpose-built software. Torrecom has signed on to use Tarantula’s Red Cube to efficiently and effectively manage its multi-country portfolio and achieve greater reach in the markets through best-practice process digitalization.
Red Cube will be rolled out in a phased approach that allows the tower company to hit the ground running with a minimum deployment time and transition to Red Cube for tower operation digitalization. Moreover, the platform will be integrated with other tools in Torrecom’s IT landscape, including the financial ERP for accounts and Documaster for centralized document storage.
Maria Scotti, CEO, Torrecom said, “We’re focused on working with our customers here in Latin America to efficiently provision telecom infrastructure. In order to meet our growth plans, we needed a proven and highly automated system for process, project, and asset management. Tarantula was our preferred solution after a rigorous technical evaluation by all our key stakeholders. We are confident that the solution will be able to address all of our process automation requirements and drive innovation.”
Anders Smedberg, CEO, Tarantula said, “We are extremely happy that Torrecom has chosen us in their selection process, and we are confident that we will deliver substantial value to their business in terms of automation. We are excited to be a part of and help Torrecom on the growth of their tower/infrastructure business.”
Founded in 2010, Torrecom is a leader in developing, owning, and operating wireless communication sites in Latin America. Torrecom helps telecom operators to identify and deliver the right site, towers, Building Rooftops, DAS, Indoor Solutions, alternate site locations, etc. It works closely with the industry leaders in Personal Communications Services (PCS), cellular and wireless network services. Torrecom’s strong domain expertise in wireless engineering gives it the unmatched ability to determine a site’s true potential to serve as a viable and effective wireless telecommunications location. Torrecom is intimately familiar with the technical complexities of today’s modern networks, as well as the maze of regulations that apply to telecommunication sites in each market where it operates.
Tarantula is a proven world leader in telecom site management software and the trusted partner of leading telecom infrastructure operators in 20 countries. Through its specialized site management platform, Tarantula is a fundamental pillar of support behind the management of more than 350,000 mobile towers and assets worth US$25 billion around the world.