Intelligent Data Management for Towercos
The infrastructure asset class of towers is worth $300 billion. A towerco, which owns and operates tower sites and all the equipment on them, may make or break its business by ...
best-practice tower process templates available out of the box
layer to manage and adapt business processes on demand
mobile towers supported
countries across the globe
worth of assets managed
Using the Tarantula tools has helped us reduce deployment lead time by 2/3, resulting in increase in revenue as well as lowering of operational costs, especially in Norway, with the group winning awards for project delivery efficiency.
As the fastest growing start-up in the Neutral Host Service Provider space for IBS infrastructure, Space Teleinfra has, in a short time span, built close to 350+ million sq. ft. spanning 650+ tenancies of IBS. Keeping pace with our growth, we needed a Process Technology partner who could help us automate our SR to SO and thereafter Deployment to O&M Takeover processes. We also needed customized reports to prepare our governance dashboard for daily, weekly and monthly reviews. Tarantula, with their exceptional experience of delivering similar projects for tower companies, became the obvious choice for us. As soon as we closed with them, lockdown happened and we were concerned as to how we go ahead and explain our specialized and very typical workflows to the Tarantula team. We applaud the efforts of Tarantula team whose experience helped us make the entire requirement gathering, preparation of functional specifications and UAT processes completely online using MS Teams and achieving Go Live for Phase-I in a truly remote fashion. We are now gearing up for Phase-II. Well done team Tarantula!
KIN Towers has partnered with Tarantula to support its growing tower base in Indonesia. We are excited about harnessing the power of Red Cube to manage both the build-out and acquisition of towers and to improve our asset lease setup. This product will help us implement industry-standard business processes while providing us the flexibility to drive our specific business initiatives.
When our business grew exponentially during 2007 – 2010, we sought out an online platform to deploy key business processes rapidly, that would scale as our portfolio expanded and our business complexity grew. That’s why we chose Tarantula’s siteshare.com platform. Since its implementation, this online platform has enabled us to manage our tower builds and a range of other operations and business functions. The Tarantula platform has also given us the ability to implement a ‘single-source’ of centralised data that we can securely access anytime from anywhere.
As we grow our business across multiple countries, we need a product that retains the granularity of site-level data and delivers robust, enterprise-grade information. We trust Tarantula for its ability to handle core processes that bring together the commercial and physical aspects of tower businesses into a consolidated management platform. Red Cube’s capability of reporting at country level, as well as at group level added value to edotco Group’s multi-country business operations.
Rollout of the Nodnett network in Norway is a mission-critical project to provide a voice and data communications network for nationwide public safety. Based on the unique TETRA infrastructure platform and managed through our Network Operation Centre (NOC), the Nodnett network is being rolled out across more than 2000 sites. We needed a project planning mechanism that would help us in speedy rollout, automate multiple process steps, and simplify the management of a vast amount of project documents. The Tarantula platform provided the perfect business solution for our management team to view a centralised ‘single version of truth’ and ensure that critical SLAs were met in a timely fashion. With the Tarantula system managing our ever-expanding knowledge base and a workflow-enabled system to support standardized business processes, we did not need to worry about data loss and could focus on optimizing our network rollout. Moreover, the operations module from the Tarantula framework will give us an additional edge to ensure that our asset infrastructure provides uninterrupted support for the Nodnett network.
We have entered into a long term strategic partnership with Tarantula and their site-share.com product. Their speed to deliver and capability to meet the enormous business demands of Indus Towers across India has been recognized through their vendor award in ‘Best Speed of Delivery’ after sales.
The site-share.com system has been branded as iSmartCube internally, and it is our central Asset Management System managing all our 100,000 towers across India. It is of critical operational importance for the business and single interface for our customers for all needs. It is the central system linking to our warehouse and supply chain systems.
The teams at Tarantula are of the highest calibre and professionalism, and they always deliver. This is refreshing and assuring, as their AGILE methodology is proven and trusted and ensured we have had a full implementation in six months.
Site-share.com has been an important enabler in our growth as the largest independent tower company in the country. In site-share.com, Tarantula has provided us with a suite of applications to streamline our complete infrastructure lifecycle and operational business processes. The application they have implemented cover our tower related processes of Operations & Maintenance, Site Sharing, Project Management, Site Acquisition and infrastructure and tower rollout services.
As a telecom infrastructure provider, Viom has the highest tower tenancy ratio as of date, and Tarantula’s site sharing application has been instrumental in managing our tower sharing business. Viom today uses the web-based centralized system to manage delivery of rollout and sharing projects across India.
We would like to acknowledge the entire Tarantula team for their timely support, good project implementation and an innovative product roadmap. We are happy with site-share.com as one of our infrastructure lifecycle management platforms and look forward to working with Tarantula on a continuous basis, in the future as well.
The market size for OSS BSS tools exceeded USD 35 billion in 2019 and is poised to grow at over 13% CAGR between 2020 and 2026.
The OSS BSS technology is witnessing a significant disruption with advancements in big data and virtualized network infrastructure. OSS BSS solutions are evolving into agile operating systems to fully support the market demand for next-generation networks.
Operations Support Systems - OSS consists of specialized software tools that are vital in helping to assess and maintain the health of telecommunications networks.
They are used to deploy, analyze, monitor and configure all the operational aspects related to telecom site management.
OSS are usually used by rollout and build teams, sales and key account managers, property and real estate managers, network planners, service designers, operations, and engineering teams. Senior management under the CTO or COO also use or rely on OSS.
Business Support Systems - BSS enables infrastructure providers in handling all the business and customer-facing aspects of telecom site management.
They aid in the establishment of billing parameters, service delivery, sales control, customer management, order management, product catalogues, and charging, among other things. Since scaling and billing are the most common issues faced by towercos and telcos, BSS can assist by handling billing and customer relations, both of which are becoming increasingly relevant in this industry.
Order capture, customer relationship management (CRM), and customer billing are the three main components of Business Support Systems (BSS).
Benefits of OSS BSS systems from our thought leadership that has created value for all stakeholders in the telecom site management space.
Tower Cash Flow (TCF) is the first metric investors look at when evaluating tower portfolios. Several operational and business parameters contribute to achieve an optimum TCF. As a tower owner, developing a process to measure and improve tower cash flow is the biggest challenge you will face. Download this white paper to learn what tools can be used to improve tower cash flow and aid in increased valuation.