A crane that reads. Machines that talk to each other. An invisible shifting web that adapts to its surroundings. While these tools may sound like the makings of a futuristic robotic workforce, we teamed up with Rajant Corporation to provide Norfolk Southern Corporation with an advanced kinetic mesh network that allows for seamless communication between a rail-yard's many moving parts! Watch more below now.

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Our System Integration Division (SID) is hard at work building the latest high capacity (>1.5 GB) microwave system for our customer in Guyana (South America). This specific link is a 2+0 multi-channel XPIC design with two x 10 foot antennas per end providing >1.5 GB of total capacity across 34 Miles at >99.995% availability.

Future Technologies is responsible for the design, furnishing, installation and integration of this nationwide microwave network. Through this network our customer will provide connectivity to both public and private customers, such as gold mines in the region. 

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Ryan Jones has been selected as Future Technologies Employee of the Quarter for Q2 2018. Ryan demonstrated great leadership in building LTE carrier add sites for a tier one carrier in Q2. In addition to supporting LTE carrier adds, Ryan and his crew also successfully deployed multiple Cell On Wheels (COWs) for special events in the quarter. We appreciate all of Ryan and his crews efforts, or as we say… MoOOOoOOoooo

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Atlanta, GA – (Business Wire) Future Technologies Venture, LLC. (FT), has taken steps forward in its strategic growth plan by appointing new management team members to help FT execute on its geographical expansion and to further strengthen its market position in 4G, 5G, and IOT spaces, with a specific focus on complex multi-technology networks for automation and autonomous deployments.

“Future Technologies feels well positioned for strategic growth based upon the positive market conditions in two primary areas: mobile carrier upgrades of 4G and 5G and the IOT / private networks space with the ongoing network upgrades to support automation and autonomous applications,” said David Rumore, Chief Revenue Officer.

“With our almost 20-year-old corporate platform, we feel ready to support the market demand for competent resources through our historical investments in our self-performance / in-house field service team. With this existing scale, bundled with our lineage in the private network markets deploying complex multi-technology solutions, including private LTE, fiber, fixed and mobile broadband, we feel we are in a unique position to provide a strong end-to-end solution to address the growing market opportunity to assess, design, implement, and sustain the networks of the future,” said Peter Cappiello, Chief Executive Officer.

“Based upon this market opportunity we have on-boarded several strategic management team members with great track records and pre-existing relationships with Future Technologies. We feel very fortunate to have them join our team to help us execute on this strategic growth plan,” Mr. Cappiello added.

Chris York, Vice President of Sales, will have responsibility to develop and to execute on FT’s sales and marketing plan for growth in each of FT’s target vertical markets (Mining, Transportation, Utility, Service Provider, and Oil & Gas). With over 17 years’ experience in wireless sales and marketing, Mr. York will play a pivotal role in delivering on the company’s strategic plan to grow revenues and geographical presence throughout North and South America through 2020.

Robert Justice, Vice President of the System Integration Division, has taken the role of end-to-end responsibility for all of FT’s private network deployments, to include network assessment, design, engineering, deployment, and sustainment of such networks. Robert has over 10 years of experience in the private network area within the government market where he had responsibility to design, implement, and sustain complex multi-technology (Fiber, Cellular, Broadband) projects. With this experience, Robert is well positioned to help FT execute on its growth plan as a lead systems integrator across each of our private network reference architecture types, including Private LTE, CBTC, PTC, Automation, and Autonomous network deployments.

Dino Bakakis, Vice President of Sales – EMEA, will take the end-to end-leadership role for engaging with strategic partners and end users and will grow FT’s market presence within EMEA. With over three decades of experience in these markets, Mr. Bakakis provides excellent relationships with regional Resellers, System Integrators, and end users (Service Providers, Oil & Gas, Utility, Ports, Transportation) within the region. Dino’s mandate is to help FT leverage their existing platform and expertise to support strategic partners and end users in the development of their plans to meet their network requirements of the future.

About Future Technologies Venture, LLC

Future Technologies Venture, LLC is an END-to-END solution provider specializing in the assessment, planning, design, implementation, and support of innovative communications solutions. Future Technologies maintains a strong concentration on emerging standards such as 5G, 4G, Private LTE, WIFI, SCADA, Automation, and Autonomous technologies.   Through this practice and our knowledge of legacy solutions (2G, 3G, 2-Way, TDM) and Broadband Wireless solutions, Future Technologies consistently distinguishes itself as an industry expert in all aspects of customer network evolution for PRIVATE and PUBLIC network infrastructure projects throughout the US and International markets. Future Technologies is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

See full article: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180725005015/en/Future-Technologies-Venture-LLC-Adds-Strategic-Leadership

 

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Future Technologies recently upgraded a northern New Jersey city data network using the SIAE e-band (80 GHz) links to extend their city-owned fiber connections and Redline Communications to provide last mile connectivity to the city-operated video surveillance network.

Great job team!

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Come see Future Technologies LIVE Private LTE demo on licensed FCC spectrum with integration to Cisco WIFI. See how we can POWER ON private LTE!
 

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Please contact Chris Cappiello to schedule a meeting to get a private demo and to discuss how we can help provide LTE spectrum, network design, equipment supply chain, deployment and managed services for – ccappiello@futuretechllc.com

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In the 2nd quarter Jaduan and his crew successfully completed several LTE upgrade sites in the South east region for a Tier one carrier. In building out these sites Jaduan and his crew demonstrated tremendous workmanship with most their completed sites achieving excellence with ZERO (0) quality defects on their LTE site builds.

 

Jaduan continues to develop as a positive team leader and contributor to our company’s success. Great job Jaduan!

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Future Tech met with a large fiber company in Mobile this week to discuss how we can leverage each other’s talents to go after the upcoming small cell deployments. We of course had to cap the meeting off with some bbq. #5G #smallcell #fiber #wireless #bbq

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Future Technologies awarded the March CREW OF THE MONTH award to this LTE upgrade crew based in the Alabama and Georgia Market. This crew demonstrated superior workmanship with their sites having Zero (0) workmanship punch items for their sites completed in the month. This requires commitment to quality standards and team work. Great job Team!

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As part of the disaster recovery efforts in the Caribbean, Future Technologies has been contracted to Design, Furnish, Install and Commission inter-island microwave links throughout the Caribbean. These links will connect islands at up to 40 miles in distance with speeds in excess of 1 GB.

Future Technologies has been in the Caribbean market for over 10 years and has the specialty skills to provide solutions for these mission critical network solutions.  Please contact us if you have any similar requirements.

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Future Technologies awarded the January CREW OF THE MONTH award to this LTE upgrade crew based in the Georgia Market. In the month of January this crew successfully completed three (3) full LTE site upgrades exceeding our Tier 1 Wireless Carrier customer’s timelines. They also demonstrated great team work and workmanship on their deliverables.

 

Great Job!

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Future Technologies focuses on recruiting the best resources available and training to the best standards possible. With this principle in mind, we provide COMMTRAIN, Safety LMS, OSHA, First Aid / CPR, RF Awareness and specialty training for our field employees.

Future Technologies also makes specific investments with our technology partners to provide product specific training to give our employees the best chance for success.

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Since the initial storm cleared from Hurricane Irma through Hurricane Maria, Future Technologies' team has been providing End to End disaster recovery support for the Caribbean region. Future Technologies coordinated supply chain procurement and kitting services for microwave and cellular solutions to help meet the recovery efforts. Future Technologies also provided real-time project management and engineering support to help our customer find solutions to problems as they were uncovered.

In addition to supply chain and project management support, Future Technologies deployed up to 12 trained tower engineers (Microwave & Cellular) to market to help with the recovery efforts. Through the hard work of our team members we were able to work with local cellular providers, government agencies, and utility companies to get the critical telecom infrastructure back up and into service.

Without the hard work and resiliency of these field employees, these efforts would have not been possible.

Great job team!

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Photo by Ryan Jones

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The Future Is Bright.... Elle Mark Sebastian

At Future Tech we are always looking at the “Future” and trying to develop our employees to meet the demands of tomorrow, today.

Elle Mark is a team member that has been working for our Supply Chain Management Division doing Stage and Prepping. In this role, Elle Mark is able to work in a controlled environment to help the company take unfinished/raw materials and convert them to a form of finished product.

Benefits of Program:

  1. DEVELOPMENT – This role allows the company to train new employees the basic principles of our business and integrate them into our company culture.
  2. PREP - Convert raw materials to a  pre-fabricated state. This creates an assembly line approach and reduces our time on site for the construction crew members.
  3. TESTING - Pre-test equipment to baseline system performance (Sweeps, PIMs, Screen Shots)
  4. QUALITY – All work is reviewed by FT Project Controls Division to ensure quality standards are met.
  5. TRAINING - Training in a controlled environment
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Nestor joined Future Technologies in 2016 as a member of the FT Project Controls Division (Centralized Close Out Package Dept). In this role Nestor has excelled in establishing best practice delivery mechanisms for our Project Close Out Package (COP) requirements. Through Nestor’s efforts and the efforts our field team members, the company has successfully processed over 5000 projects in that period of time.

 

Keep up the good work Nestor!

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