BellSouth Back-Up Uplink Facility


Newco Construction was selected as the general contractor to construct this Critical Back-Up Uplink facility for BellSouth. The facility consists of a freestanding poured-in-place concrete building designed to withstand winds of 150 mph. The facility houses a vast amount of electrical equipment including large switches, rectifiers, and amplifiers along with complete power back-up of UPS and the generator system. The building includes a “CRAC”-HVAC system for maximum heat reduction. The facility is packed with CAT 5 and fiber optic wiring systems; and is fed to and connected with an external ground-mounted satellite dish with a diameter of over 13 meters. The building contains an FM200 clean agent fire suppression system.