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ECHO Broadband Sdn Bhd
No.10-1, Block 4, Jln Jalil Jaya 4, Jalil Link, Bukit Jalil, 57000 Kuala Lumpur
Phone: +60 3 8998 7818
Fax: +60 3 8998 7828
ECHO Broadband Sdn Bhd
368-5-3, Bellisa Row,
Phone: +60 4 229 2618
Fax: +60 4 229 0616
368-5-2, Bellisa Row
10350 Penang, Malaysia
(845) 123 4567
More and more we are seeing people use tablets and smartphones to work and play. These mobile devices have changed the way we live. They have also created a new reality for telecom, cable TV and utility operators, who now have to ensure that they can meet the ever increasing demand of their customers hunger for data - and do so 24/7. Now, more than ever, the customer is king.
With 15 years of experience and an incomparable combination of advanced telecom engineering and geographical information system (GIS), ECHO is able to help telecom, cable TV and utility operators meet this challenge efficiently and cost effectively.
In addition, we offer value-added services that can help telecom, cable TV and utility operators monetize their business, such as identifying trends, implementing on-demand cloud based strategy and promoting SaaS that can download and utilize software anytime/anywhere in a 24/7 network.
As our clients around the world will attest, we know what our customers want, and that is what we provide.
We have an excellent track record of meeting and often surpassing the needs of our clients in the United States, Europe, Asia and Australia. For 15 years, we have consistently provided our clients with innovative services that have enabled them to improve their operational efficiency, and protect and expand their bottom line. Our projects are delivered with local resources that are coupled with global support. Our five main core services are:
We know that every minute the network is down is a minute in which revenue is lost. Hence, our primary goal is to ensure our clients are able to maximize their return on investment in the network assets deployed. To this end, we leverage our global experience to secure quick wins to put any project we work on significantly ahead.
GIS provides advanced location intelligence capabilities by building geographic and business relationships. Trends, patterns and dependencies are mapped, turning subscriber data, marketing activities, and data traffic areas into valuable knowledge that can translate to competitive advantage. GIS would supports the whole life cycle of the network from planning to field support to provisioning and defining, and also supports sales and marketing programs.
Standardizing data into a single digital format in a GIS database makes data easier to retrieve and manipulate for quick business and spatial analysis to support decision-making. The accuracy and relevancy of the database can be updated and maintained in real-time or via batch-processing. Different cartographic formats can be easily produced for different usage.
We are well suited for telecom, cable TV and utility operators that put quality first. We employ an advance IT infrastructure, housed in a secured world-class facility, but our low cost structure enables us to offer our clients competitive prices. We aim for cost-effecive results that operate efficiently to enable rapidly response to stakeholder demand. Services are provided long-term off-shore or short term on-shore or a combination of both.
ECHO has developed over 100 tools/systems for telecom engineering, automated data conversion and QAQC requirements. We know that maintaining data quality and integrity is critical, which is why we foster a company culture that is committed to developing tools to improve automation, quality and speed of work.
We have served more than 20 major customers in USA, Europe, Australia and Asia. Four companies represents ECHO internationally, i.e. ECHO Broadband, Inc (Denver, US), ECHO Broadband GmbH (Siegburg, German), ECHO Broadband Ireland Ltd (Galway, Ireland) and ECHO Broadband Sdn Bhd (Penang & Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia). Our operation in Malaysia has grown to be one of the largest low cost telecom engineering, GIS and application development firm in South East Asia.
ECHO Broadband GmbH has been ISO9001:2008 certified since 2006 for the implementation and application of a management system in software development, communication and distribution network design. In addition to geospatial data conversion and data migration, project management, consultancy for customized network and database solutions.
We have a fully integrated global team comprising subject matter experts (SMEs), telecom engineers, IT professionals, GIS specialists and senior project managers from our American, European and Malaysian offices. We endeavor to deliver projects locally, while providing our clients with global solutions.
We believe that our success in securing long-term contracts with clients around the world is a testament to our commitment to enable the customers empowerment, increased monetization of our clients' businesses and innovation.
As one of the largest telecom engineering and GIS firm in South East Asia, ECHO is trusted by several of the world’s largest telecom, cable TV and utility operators who want to implement best in class network. Our clients include:
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Cablevision will be the first MSO to launch a mobile phone using WiFi. For full report, please click here.
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ECHO as a Smallworld partner would be presenting ECHO’s Smallworld Portfolio at the Summit. ECHO would also be participating in the partner training program. GE Digital Software Summint Asia is going to be held in Bali, Indonesia from August 20th to the 21st. ECHO looks forward to renewing acquitances and seeking new partnerships in the region. Please visit the organisor’s site for further information.
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In Netflix’s monthly speed index for June 2014, Optimum once again took the top spot while Cox maintained their second place and Suddenlink pipped Charter to third place. The top three contenders have continued to grow steadily and maintaining their lead in the last quarter. For the full story, please click here.
Verizon’s VP of Federal Regulatory Affa...
Verizon’s VP of Federal Regulatory Affairs has stated that Netflix traffic has not been throttled down, he however admitted that the network congestion has affected Netflix’s network which has lead to quality issues for Verizon’s customers. Verizon is working with Nefflix to overcome this. For the full report, please click here.
Google Fibre has begun construction to get fi...
Google Fibre has begun construction to get fibre to Austin that will allow residents to enjoy 1 Gbps service. AT&T, Grande Communications and Time Warner Cable are already offering fibre services in Austin. For the full report, please click here.
Vetting of the merger between Comcast and Tim...
Vetting of the merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable began on July 10 with final comments due Oct. 8. Comcast’s VP of Corporate Communications said that customers would be able to reap huge benefits from the merger, and competition remain healthy. For a full report, please click here.
Alcatel-Lucent was able to secure results of ...
Alcatel-Lucent was able to secure results of 10Gbps broadband speed over copper via 30 meters of a pair of copper lines in a testat Bell Labs. The company deployed XG-FAST technology that will enable FTTH services to be deployed must faster in the last mile without expensive construction to enter every home. For the full report, please click here.
ECHO secured another contract from Cablevisio...
ECHO secured another contract from Cablevision System Corporation, USA, a client ECHO has been providing services to for the last 10 years. The new contract covers major services including data capture of as-built, plant extension and RF network information into their GIS platform.
Gas Malaysia Berhad has awarded ECHO a new co...
Gas Malaysia Berhad has awarded ECHO a new contract to provide key services including base map acquisition, field data survey and collection, verification of geographical information and data conversion of the as-built infrastructure into their GIS platform. A major utilities provider in Malaysia, Gas Malaysia Berhad is a long-standing client of ECHO.
ECHO has won a multi-year contract to provide...
ECHO has won a multi-year contract to provide field survey and HFC network engineering services to ABNxcess, cable tv operator in Malaysia. The servcies will be backed by ECHO’s 15 years of experience working with major telecommunication industry players.
ECHO has been providing engineering and GIS services to Cablevision in project management, turnkey GIS data management, data conversion and engineering of HFC/ CATV network and WiFi services. The major scope of work involves RF plan extension as-built; as-built WiFi AP into the GIS platform; AP design and drafting; node split capacity expansion; creation of light path, circuit and tracing; provision of fibre rack mounted equipment for MDU; data capture of civil and HFC/CATV network for MDU; and update and captured fibre as-built.
ECHO performed data conversion to centralize the fibre network, microwave and radio system into the target Geographical Information Systems (GIS) are in Colorado, Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Minnesota, North and South Dakota and Wisconsin. The main scope of work included converting and updating outside plan fibre network; loading and ensuring activation of splice enclosure connectivity; creating light path, circuit and tracing; converting the geographical location of substation/offsite/site buildings; converting microwave radio site setup, internal world and additional objects; executing site name verification and radio license association; and GIS system support and specification development.
ECHO was asked to integrate multiple data sources into one GIS system and integrate the resulting GIS system with new processes for record maintenance. The main scope of work included landbase conversion; fibre, CATV, civil and route conversion to the new target GIS system; updating and capturing address points; re-engineering RF network; fibre and RF as-built data capture; vendor on-boarding; system on-boarding i.e. development of guidelines, processes and acceptance.
ECHO provided initial consultancy to specify the data conversion guidelines and standard templates for the conversion (auto migratio and manual capture) of the existing network from multiple formats (i.e., Excel, Visio, PDF and Network management system logs) to the target GIS platform. The scope of work included verifying the quality and integrity of the existing physical outside plant for fibre and splice closures, and rack mounted equipments (RME); and object associations between physical and logical data. We utilised our proprietary auto conversion and QAQC tools to auto migrate and verify data accuracy. ECHO also pioneered a two–stage process to provide data conversion between the physical and logical databases.
ECHO was engaged to update and align Telstra’s key inventory systems including national addressing, providing network information; and customer and cable pair information, optical fibre, internal equipment and exchange floor space. ECHO undertook 56 scopes of work covering network update of RF, fibre, copper, CadLink, route and cadastre. It also includes the data capture of NBN related infrastructures.
ECHO was selected by ABNxcess as its primary engineering firm to provide field survey and HFC/CATV engineering for the MDUs. We were tasked to deliver 650,000 homes passed of HFC/CATV engineering and field survey. The main scope of work included performing data acquisition and reviewing node boundary of the MDU; field verifying node locations; address verification and capture; proposing cable routes & equipment location; HFC planning, engineering & drafting; developing the Bill of Materials (BOM) template for construction; and proposing remote powering of the HFC/CATV network.
ECHO is GMB’s primary GIS service provider. We have provided audit support to it’s GIS system & database and were the system specialist to upgrade its GE Energy’s Gas Distribution Office (GDO) v4.1.1 GIS platform for gas. The main scope of work involves GIS IT hardware upgrade and software upgrades; customized tools upgrade; GIS database upgrade; creation of new liquid petroleum gas objects in the GDO; network and landbase data conversion; implementation of auto backup & database recovery process/procedures and functionality; GDO system administration and training; and GIS system audit; capture of ordinance coordinate of critical component locations.
ECHO developed a GIS base system for TNB’s Distribution Network Information Management (DNIM) project. The scope of work included logical data inventory analysis, data conversion and migration; building GIS database; and QAQC process and procedure implementation.
ECHO was selected to integrate a GIS system and capabilities utilizing the existing Command Center and Community systems that manage traffic, monitor and control utility services; and provide web-based virtual community services. The major scope of work included GIS implementation; system setup and database administration; application development and customization; GIS-SCADA integration & processing; GIS-GPS integration for landbase services (LBS); GIS-Doc Mgt System (DMS) integration; and GIS-Estimated Time of Arrival (ETA) integration.
ECHO’s scope of work included Phase 1 & 2 system and database integrity audit, GIS system enhancement, data inventory analysis, user requirement analysis and landbase correction for 11 states in Peninsular Malaysia.
ECHO was tasked to document EnBW Regional AG’s medium voltage, low voltage, lighting and communication networks, for approx. 6,500 km of supply lines from multiple source formats into ESRI ArcFM GIS system. The following summary scope of work includes insertion of MV and LV power cable, splice, conduit and UST (substation), KVS (street distribution panel) and pole objects with full dimension details; redlines updates, construction year analysis and recording; and network connectivity tracing
ECHO was selected by ISH GmbH & Co. KG, now known as Unitymedia KabelBW GmbH, a subsidiary of Liberty Global Plc to upgrade its existing cable network in the whole region of North Rhine-Westphalia from a one-way, CATV 450 MHz coaxial cable to a HFC 862MHz two-way broadband network. The main scope of work includes equipment engineering; coaxial RF network engineering; fibre network engineering and fundamental plan; application development and customization; data migration and conversion; and GIS system and database administration for the entire project.
ECHO was employed by Kabel Baden-Württemberg GmbH, now known as Unitymedia KabelBW GmbH to apply the knowledge gained from the ISH project to rapidly kick-start this project. The scope of work included project management; fibre route planning and engineering; data conversion of existing civil routes; RF network engineering; facility planning, engineering and construction management; inside plant equipment integration engineering; GIS system setup and database administration; data conversion; and application development and customization.
ECHO provided planning and program management support for the NC franchise (region) in Nice. We performed fundamental planning to initiate Fibre and RF engineering. The main scope of work includes GIS implementation; fundamental planning; headend & primary hub regional plan development; fibre schematic plan & fibre loss budget calculation; fibre data sheet development; and development of a marketing priority plan and construction rollout plan.
ECHO provided GIS consultancy, and developed a Smallworld software application for data quality enhancement.
ECHO was hired by NTL Communications, formerly known as Chorus NTL to provide GIS data resource management, quality management and project management for integration with its customer billing database.
ECHO provided Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) Technical services, GIS data management, data migration and network field implementation.
ECHO provided Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) design and as-built documentation in Smallworld PNI and data capture services for fibre and coax cable trenches.
ECHO provided GIS data management and managed data migration into the network information system.
We are always on the look out for enthusiastic individuals with skills to complement our team. We would encourage your interest in our exciting company. Current opportunities exist for individuals with the following skills/experience:
GIS Drafter ~ various positions
Produce technical details, CAD mappings, engineering drawings or GIS system drawing such as SpatialNet, Smallworld, GComms, AND, Integraph and other GIS software.
Internship for GIS & Telecommunication Engineering Drafter
Scope of Industrial training:
Make a move. Plug into this challenging and interesting career for international work exposure. Interested candidate, please submit full resume to hr[at]echobroadband.com.my or walk-in to our office at 368-5-3 Bellisa Row Jalan Burmah 10350 Penang Malaysia.