Broadband Infrastructure

EN Communications provides expertise and support services for permitting, fielding, pole loading analysis, and other essential functions for cable television, internet service providers, and telecommunication companies. As internet speed requirements across the nation experience extraordinary growth, our permitting teams are well-prepared to execute permit applications.These permits are completed with the highest level of accuracy and can meet the volume level needed to ensure all construction timelines are met. Establishing effective communication channels with pole owners and municipalities allows our teams to drive performance and maintain a throughput unrivaled in the industry.


With advanced modeling tools that provide the most-accurate cost studies and feasibility results, EN Communications will provide you with an honest, detailed analysis of how your utility can realize a fiber-to-the-premise network, with a financial forecast and more to determine project viability.

Our telecom planning walkout team has the expertise required to help our clients develop infrastructure service routes. EN Communications planners are well-versed in network/distribution expansions and interior route planning for demarcation/extended demarcation points. These tasks include but are not limited to, feasibility studies, right-of-way research, design routes of service, OSP and ISP infrastructure design, mapping of existing infrastructure, and outlining subleases. Upon fielding/survey completion, we provide a client-specific scope of work detailing pre-construction and design planning.

Our experienced grant writers will help you navigate the waters of grant response, including gathering the necessary documentation, drafting an application, and keeping you abreast of all due dates and open applications. Our experts have applied for and secured over $600 million dollars in grant funding for our clients.

We target, design and apply for grants based on programs that fit your needs and capabilities. EN Communications builds customized grant strategies from a range of federal, regional, and state programs. We have built our team with staff that led funding programs at the Federal Communications Commission, Rural Utilities Service, and Economic development Administration.

EN Communication’s pole audits allow pole owners to identify tenants attached to their poles and ensure they comply with joint use agreements. Our comprehensive reports provide valuable information for pole owners’ and tenants’ asset tracking needs

EN Communications’ comprehensive assessment provides the foundation for accurate cost analysis, along with the ability to include pole leading as part of third-party attachment applications required by some electric utilities. Telecommunications clients have the reassurance that accurate and precise poleloading analysis will be submitted for approval, which prevents unnecessary delays. Our team can offer remedies for falling poles and will suggest alternate design routes to alleviate costly pole replacements. We use the most current pole-loading software and can provide our clients with PE-sealed reporting.

EN Communications experts will provide you with the tools to ensure that the branding of your fiber offering is congruent with your current business. Brand development includes a brand name, logo, look and feel, and so much more. It’s key to ensuring that your target audience sees and wants your fiber network implemented into their home.

In addition, foundational marketing will give you the edge over current competition that will keep your feasibility and business modeling on track for years to come. From rural co-ops to busy cities, we’ve got you covered.

EN Communications project managers have extensive telecom industry knowledge and experience, enabling them to communicate and coordinate with other engineers, general contractors, developers, and vendors in completing your telecom service construction project. Whether you’re servicing one new customer or servicing a new multi-plex facility, our project managers oversee and document your project from inception to completion.

As support to our clients’ easement acquisition project management teams, our expertise is in assessing as-built infrastructure from various utilities: local municipal utilities, rural electrical cooperatives, gas, wind, and solar. Whether a 25-foot project or a 60-mile project, our easement acquisition support team assists our clients with managing survey teams, organizing projects, and overall review in support of local, state, and national requirements. EN Communications easement acquisition support team, coupled with experience in the various utility fields, also researches and analyzes plats, property deeds, and utility infrastructure in order to provide our clients with solid results.

EN Communications engineers are skilled in the integration of design with construction and work management. From fiber optic cable plant designs for urban, rural, and previously deemed “off-grid” service areas, we can set a project up for success. We deliver designs for SCADA, Smart Grid, and other electric utility services across a fiber-based communications network. With our fiber optic design, you will have a foundation of accuracy combined with flexibility, being easily and economically accommodative to change orders and redlines.

■ Network and turn up for all projects.
■ Design and deployment of data, voice, and internet solutions for member and business services.
■ Quality assurance design and implementation.
■ PON On Primary design approach using GPON architecture to combine gigabit speeds and the benefits of economies of scale.
■ Development of redundancy mechanisms for network reliability and availability.

EN Communications has a highly skilled team dedicated to make ready engineering. We are well versed in NESC and local PUC requirements and also can comply with the dynamic changes in specific pole owner requirements. Our flexibility yields faster submittal times and cost reduction for our clients.

EN Communications’ broad expertise in ISP and OSP engineering projects ensures that your telecom project benefits from solutions developed in full compliance with local, state, and federal regulations. From underground verification, and as-built documentation, to aerial planning, and construction project management, telecom companies facing time-pressure deadlines, count on our team to get the job done. Our national network of relationships with power and grid-related utilities and municipalities provides intelligence and smooths the way for approval across an entire spectrum of ISP/OSP objectives to conduct feasibility studies, produce engineering drawings for construction and permits, and consult on implementation.

Our experts can simplify and unify your organizational data and operations. We keep the entire organization in mind, from CEO to CSR, so your employees can work with greater efficiency and accuracy in an environment of simplicity, visibility, and self-care.

■ Supporting smart metering and grid management with unsurpassed speed and reliability
■ Simplifying the turnup, redundancy, maintenance, and comprehensive real-time data for your entire operations through PON technology
■ Employing automation and network discovery techniques to reduce the hands-on time and attention needed to achieve desired outcomes.
■ Interfacing multiple business systems in an API-driven, vendor-agnostic manner.
■ Utilizing integrated Software-Defined Redundant Passive Optical Network (SD RPON) to offer a diverse path architecture in GPON networks that improve the reliability and availability of your fiber network tenfold — achieving the greatest economies of scale possible with this technology by automatically switching based on configurable thresholds and events.

EN Communications provides professional engineering reviews and sealed documents for all telecom services as required by local, state, and federal ordinances.

In addition, we understand the importance of keeping your asset tracking systems up to date. Our highly skilled team can convert red-line data and turn it into as-built information in many different platforms, including Bentley’s MicroStation, Autodesk’s AutoCAD, ESRI, 3QIS, QGIS and more.

After your fiber project is complete, EN Communications can provide you with the marketing services support you need to build your customer base. With more than 25 years of marketing experience in the broadband and communications industries, we will provide you with winning strategies and execution.




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