Telecommunication Projects

National Broadband Network (NBN)
Client: ETSA Utilities

Project Description
NBN programme was rolled out to provide access to fast, reliable and affordable broadband services throughout Australia. It uses fibre optics technology to deliver Fibre To The Home (FTTH). Current broadband fastest speeds are 8 to 10 megabits per second (mbps). NBN shall deliver speeds of up to 100 mbps to 93% of premises (via fibre) and 12 mbps to remaining 7% (via wireless 4% and satellite 3%).

blueVisions' Role

Bluevisions was involved in various NBN projects, as shown below:

John Holland Communications

  • Tasmania - Backbone - Baseline Schedule and Progress Monitoring
  • Tasmania - First Three Cities - Baseline Schedule and Progress Monitoring
  • John Holland Conneq JV - Tier 1 Bid

Silcar Communications

  • Armidale Project - Baseline Schedule and Progress Monitoring

ETSA Utilities

  • Willunga Project - Baseline Schedule and Progress Monitoring

blueVisions' responsibilities:

  • Bluevisions, on behalf of above clients, was responsible for preparation of baseline schedules and progress monitoring of above projects. Bluevisions updated the project schedules weekly and generated progress reports meeting NBN Co.'s strict guidelines and requirements.
  • Bluevisions were also involved in preparation of tender schedules for the Tier 1 bid, on behalf of John Holland - Conneq JV. These schedules were resource loaded using Primavera P6, and generated the resource requirements, which became the input to the tender pricing.

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The Hutchison 3G initiative delivered groundbreaking technology and services to the Australian public. The management challenges included unprecedented technology and business processes, which needed to be built from the ground up in a program of over 2,000 projects, for the successful launch of a $3bn business. blueVisions was also responsible for undertaking a review of the design and attending site for site inspections.


Hutchison Managed Services
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Following the successful 3G launch by Hutchison Telecoms, a strategic decision was made to outsource the operational management and technical changes involved in 3G's network move to Ericsson. This required the development and implementation of key project and program methodologies and processes to service the operational and project needs of Hutchison Telecoms. blueVisions was also in charge of undertaking design review as well as handling site inspections.


Digital Train Radio System (DTRS) - Victoria
Client: Public Transport of Victoria

The Digital Train Radio System (DTRS) is the state-of-the-art metropolitan train driver communication system, replacing the Urban Train Radio System (UTRS), which was coming towards the end of its maintainable life. DTRS provides highly reliable voice and data radio coverage, enabling train drivers to communicate efficiently. Bluevisions, on behalf of John Holland Communications, was responsible for preparation of baseline schedule for the base stations and repeater stations as well as progress monitoring on a weekly basis, updating of Primavera P6 schedule and generating weekly progress reports. The design review and site inspections were also handled by blueVisions.


Armidale NBN
Client: NBN Co.

Silcar was one of the first contractors selected by NBN Co to deliver the design and construction of a mainland First Release Site which included new underground and overhead network build and the connection of customer premises. Bluevisions was responsible for preparing the construction schedule for Silcar as per NBN Co's requirements and monitoring, updating the schedule and producing progress reports throughout the life of the project, as well as undertaking a review of the design and attending site for site inspections.


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