edotco introduces spun prestressed concrete tower
DHAKA, Oct 6, 2021 (BSS) - Telecommunications infrastructure services
company, edotco Bangladesh today installed its first "Spun Prestressed
Concrete (SPC)" Tower which is an alternative to steel.
This innovation designed in house by edotco engineers is a unique
combination of steel and concrete materials installed at Manikganj Sadar
upazila, said a press release.
edotco said it is the first time this type of composite structure has
been used to build telecommunications infrastructure in the nation.
This 33.3m height SPC Tower provides higher stability, ensures improved
network connectivity and requires less production time.
The high tensile steel wires used inside the pole ensures proper
firmness and increases the resistivity of the SPC pole, making it highly
resistant to heavy rains, storms and other natural disasters while
guaranteeing uninterrupted connectivity.
Ricky Steyn, Country Managing Director of edotco Bangladesh, said,
edotco Bangladesh has played a pivotal role in developing a sustainable
telecommunications ecosystem in the country.
Responding to the emerging needs for connectivity, he said "our talented
pool of engineers design solutions that are eco-friendly, highly resistant
and cost-efficient aimed towards achieving seamless network connectivity."
He added "the SPC tower is another significant outcome of our nation-
building commitment to provide sustainable and shareable infrastructure
across the nation."
Echoing Steyn's statements, Abdul Yazid Kassim, Director, edotco Group
Engineering and Technology said, "edotco continues to champion the use of
alternative materials towards designing sustainable infrastructure, reducing
our dependence on steel and the impact on the environment.
"Bangladesh has been in the forefront of these innovations, and the
deployment of this SPC Tower reinforces the Group's commitment to our green
agenda, innovation and towards future proofing the telecommunications
industry with next generation, sustainable technology," he said.