Wireless & Optical Fibre
Quantum Group has ongoing interests in fibre & wireless
based telecommunications projects. The Group specialises in the
following industries: telecommunications, media , information
technology and other related infrastructure sectors. It also provides
guidance to banks, governments, their agencies and large corporations
on their communications requirements. It has formed a subsidiary
in Canada , Halifax Communications Company Inc. which focus specifically
on meeting the telecommunications needs of smaller cities in Canada
,which are not well services by the major telecom companies. This
is in concert with the Canadian Government's initiative to offer
broadband services to every Canadian home by year 2006.
Acted as Advisors to Scientific Atlanta for installation of
the first hybrid cable network in Dubai and Abu Dhabi to provide
interactive video and telephone services for 20,000 subscribers
and planned an additional 150,000 subs over the next 3 years.
Completed survey, preliminary engineering and planning for the
project feasibility for ETISALAT (Local PTT) to evaluate various
technologies such as ADSL, ISDN, Voice over Internet etc.
Has a major project based on a Mexican long distance license
to build a fibre and microwave backbone infrastructure in Southern
Mexico (Cancun Area) together with the Mexican Railways and connect
to the tip of the Yucatan Peninsula with the undersea cable to
Executed and advised on procurement of a fixed wireless services
license in one major city in Indonesia. Responsible for doing
all facets of planning, pre feasibility study and choice of technology
and vendor selection in the wireless market.
Procure and develop a radio-trunking / SMR license in Estonia
nationwide. Assisting in setting up and funding local JV for installation
of $25 million in equipment in two cities in 1999.
Preparation of detailed study for Loral Systems for Direct-To-Home
television in India in 1995. This included market research, demand
study and financial planning for the venture.
Advisor to Viacom to launch the Nickelodeon channel in the
South Asian subcontinent in 1996.
Advisor to a pioneer Television Network, South Asia's first
music network, in launching satellite and up-linking services
in Southeast Asia in 1994-1996