Solar BTS

Case StudiesSolar BTS Solar and Wind Powered Battery BTS A solar and wind-powered battery system supplying a Base station (BTS). This was a joint investment by three farmers working in collaboration with SD Experts, the contractor, and the network provider. The solar system, wind turbine, mast, battery packs, and repeater were supplied by the contractor…

Lodge in Difficult Terrain

Lodge in Difficult Terrain

Case StudiesLodge in Difficult Terrain Lodge Situated and Hidden Within Difficult Terrain Numerous installations of this kind have been done but not many photos are available. This is a typical lodge behind a koppie and is enclosed by heavy koppies, rocks, and bushes. At the site visit, absolutely no signal was measured outside around the…

Open Cast Mine

Case StudiesOpen Cast Mine Open Cast Mine Cellular Coverage An open cast is deployed where there is e.g.: coal, not necessarily where there is a cellular signal. Even if there is a good signal, the signal is transceived horizontally and inside the pit, coverage is zero. Mines utilize heavy vehicles, supply chains, and machines on…

Farm Mast

Case StudiesFarm Mast Farm Mast BTS Installation Many farmers in South Africa will tell you there is cellular coverage at the main road and one or two kilometres once  turning into the farm proper. Thereafter the signal is weak or non existing.  Assistance from networks is not very forthcoming as it is expensive to provide…

Lodge in Namibia

Case StudiesLodge in Namibia Remote Lodge In Namibia Although we have many photos of the installation at lodges depicting the abilities of a repeater/signal booster to create good cellular coverage where previously there was none, this is the most spectacular due to the landscape and the layout. Not only is this lodge remote, (around 30…

Hidden Farm House

Case StudiesHidden Farm House Farm House Hidden Behind Koppie Numerous installations of this kind have been done but not many photos are available. This is typical of a house behind a koppie and enclosed by heavy bushes. At the site visit, absolutely no signal was measured outside around the homestead. The only reception was on…