Customer

High Net Worth Individual

Residence

Ski Chalet, Tarentaise Valley in the French Alps, 4,757 ft above sea level

OUR BRIEF

Install a dedicated business line for our client in a mountainous region of France with no communications infrastructure.

PROJECT REQUIREMENTS

  • Installation of a communications tower on a mountain
  • Installation of radio bridge on Chalet
  • Manage French Way Leave documentation
  • 4 km Radio transmission point to point
  • Multiple fail over systems with Firewall
  • Wire entire property with WIFI
  • Entire system to be invisible
  • 24/7/365 phone and engineer support

THE CHALLENGES

  • Incumbent Telecomms company would not install a dedicated land line
  • Multiple major infrastructure companies had refused the project.
  • Sourcing of local tradespeople, architects and engineers
  • Negotiating erection of communications tower
  • Ensuring the system would work in a remote and mountainous region
  • All internal and external cabling and networking had to be invisible
  • Multiple security levels, firewalls and ‘fail over’ required

THE RESULT

  • A fully connected property in the middle of a region with no land lines.
  • Completely hidden infrastructure with remote and physical support.
  • So impressed was the client with the work completed that we are now undertaking projects across other locations in France.

THE APPROACH

  • Meticulous planning
  • Multiple site visits
  • Detailed electrical circuit drawings and cable routing
  • Preparation of silent, ventilated and hidden communication room
  • Programme governance implemented with daily and weekly calls

THE RESULT

  • Dedicated 80MB stable WIFI network
  • Fail over between radio bridge and 4G network
  • Support contract with local support in case of issues with 4 hour SLA

ABOUT US

As a CEDIA (Custom Electronic Design and Installation Approved) Smart Home and Technology Services company our team work on bespoke projects from national infrastructure improvements to smart home and device supply and services. Altus Digital Services have supplied, installed and programmed control systems nationally for the past five years.