Streamline Telecom Tower Design with Scenario Analysis

By |2023-09-27T21:51:55+00:00September 27th, 2023|Blog, OpenTower Designer|

Designing and analyzing telecommunications towers is time-consuming and rarely optimized. The path to making these towers safe and efficient while meeting the latest technology demands can be challenging, especially when modeling towers with different "what-if" scenarios. It requires a substantial amount of time and effort to get right. Bentley's OpenTower Designer offers scenario analysis, a

Simplify the Tower Design Process and Ensure Compliance

By |2023-09-07T16:27:06+00:00September 7th, 2023|Blog, OpenTower Designer|

Designing and analyzing telecommunications towers has traditionally been a complex and arduous process. The tower types, positioning, load combinations, and analyzing the tower, mount, and foundation all must be considered. It’s also critical to abide by standards and codes to ensure safety, structural integrity, and compliance. OpenTower Designer enables designers, engineers, and owner-operators to efficiently

OpenTower Designer and MStower: A Comparative Study

By |2023-08-15T18:28:45+00:00August 15th, 2023|Blog, OpenTower Designer|

MStower has been a legacy application from Bentley Systems for more than a decade. With the recent release of OpenTower Designer Update 3.1, there is now a seamless integration with MStower. Attention was given to aligning the different aspects of the two software like Orientation, wind-load direction, and other algorithms. A study was performed with

Maximize Cell Tower Revenue by Automating Asset Detection

By |2023-07-06T21:27:11+00:00July 6th, 2023|Blog, Digital Twin, OpenTower iQ|

The telecommunications sector has been experiencing monumental shifts over the past several years. With the ongoing need to maximize revenue, tower owners are faced with the question: How do you maximize the revenue on towers when the quality of the asset inventory data is uncertain or incomplete? But solutions are available. Telecommunications service providers can

OpenTower Designer CONNECT Edition (Metric) 3.1 is Now Available

By |2023-06-16T22:58:05+00:00June 16th, 2023|Blog, News, OpenTower Designer|

Our OpenTower Team is excited to announce the availability of OpenTower Designer CONNECT Edition (Metric) 3.1! [Version:10.03.01.88] This new release contains powerful capabilities to support the much awaited seamless full integration with MStower jobs and text editing facilities. It will enable all the MStower users to migrate their jobs in OpenTower Designer and take advantage

Changing the Telecom Industry’s Approach to Tower Lifecycle Management

By |2023-03-08T22:58:13+00:00March 8th, 2023|Blog, Digital Twin, OpenTower iQ|

OpenTower iQ has been steadily transforming how the telecommunications industry handles tower management, but the digital twin solution didn’t start its life as the best-in-category leader it is today. Hear from Apurba Tribedi, Senior Director of Tower Products at Bentley Systems, about how OpenTower iQ became a powerhouse solution. Q. How did the concept for

New Study Verifies the Accuracy of OpenTower iQ Digital Twin Data

By |2023-09-07T16:31:27+00:00December 21st, 2022|Blog, Digital Twin, OpenTower iQ|

OpenTower iQ data and reports get the engineering stamp of approval A new study verified that the data generated by OpenTower iQ Digital Twins is accurate, certifying it for use in cell tower maintenance. The study, sponsored by Bentley, in partnership with a major U.S. carrier, used OpenTower iQ to mimic the post-construction audit process

How to Centralize Cell Tower Data, Saving Time and Resources

By |2022-10-12T23:16:14+00:00September 29th, 2022|Blog, Digital Twin, OpenTower iQ|

​Having accurate data available when you need it can make a huge difference in the realization of revenue for both carriers and tower owners. It can also improve efficiency in managing towers, especially at scale. However, the telecom tower industry is currently plagued with a lack of reliable, accessible data. I highlighted the importance of

Using Automation to Expedite and Reduce Costs of 5G Rollout

By |2022-10-12T23:16:20+00:00August 29th, 2022|Blog, Digital Twin, OpenTower iQ|

​One of the priorities of the carriers or mobile network operators is to provide or expand 5G services to their users. 5G is faster, reaching peak data rates up to 20 Gbps and helping millions of people do more with their telecom and data services. It's bringing the reliability needed to support high-pressure, high-impact industries

Why Engineering is Such a Crucial Step in Tower Maintenance

By |2022-09-29T22:26:08+00:00August 3rd, 2022|Blog, Digital Twin, OpenTower iQ|

The global 5G rollout has put pressure on tower owners and carriers to make equipment changes as quickly and inexpensively as possible. Even without the major push for 5G and the tower upgrades that come with it, cell towers need constant changes. Tower repairs and maintenance – including co-locating new tenants, new equipment installation, updating

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