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Locating NBN Cables

Discover Accurate and Efficient NBN Fibre Optic Cable Locating Services with Geoscope

Why Choose Geoscope?

When you choose Geoscope for locating Telstra Fibre Optic Cables, you can benefit from:

What our Clients say about us

Warren Brettoner
Warren Brettoner
2024-06-06
Easy to contact and prompt, came back at no extra charge, as they had missed identifying some underground services. Great service would recommend.
Sarah Grima
Sarah Grima
2024-05-28
Great service. Explained in detail everything i needed.
Scott Murray
Scott Murray
2024-05-15
Job done, nice and easy. Thank you
Najie Kaidbay
Najie Kaidbay
2024-05-14
Great response time, easy to communicate with and very accommodating. Highly recommended.
Darryl Savory
Darryl Savory
2024-05-02
Punctual, polite and excellent work . A pleasure to deal with
Adam Fitzhenry
Adam Fitzhenry
2024-04-24
Great service and report thanks Geoscope.
gbx78
gbx78
2024-04-17
Geoscope performed Utility/Service services at my property in prep for excavation. The whole process was easy and very friendly staff all round. Impressed by the overall communication and regular checking in post completion of works. I don't think I would have received that from any other company to be honest and gives me a level of comfort that I can call and ask questions if I need to even after works were completed. Will definitely use again! 5 stars from me.
Natasha Donati
Natasha Donati
2024-04-11
Geo scope are amazing to deal with and have been very responsive. Everyone on their team is lovely to deal with and also deliver high quality work. Would highly recommend.

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Welcome to Geoscope Locating!

Your Reliable NBN Cable Locators!

Discover Telstra Fibre Optic Cables with Geoscope

Are you in need of precise and dependable NBN cable locating services? Look no further than Geoscope, your trusted cable locator with expertise in locating NBN’s fibre optic cables.

With our specialised services and state-of-the-art technology, we specialise in accurately identifying the path of these crucial telecommunications infrastructure elements, ensuring the efficiency and safety of your projects.

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The Importance of Locating NBN Cables

What are NBN Cables?

Precise NBN Fibre Optic Cable Locating

The National Broadband Network (NBN) is a critical infrastructure project in Australia, including the vibrant city of Sydney. NBN cables are fibre-optic cables that form the backbone of this network, providing high-speed internet access to homes and businesses. Before undertaking any construction or excavation work in Sydney, it is of paramount importance to accurately locate NBN cables and other utility lines. Here are the key reasons why:

Key Reasons Why Locating NBN Cables are Important

1. Preventing Service Disruptions: NBN cables are essential for seamless internet connectivity across the city. Accidentally damaging these cables during digging or construction can lead to significant service disruptions for thousands of users. The resulting downtime can have severe economic and social implications for both residents and businesses.

2. Safety of Workers and the Public: Digging without knowing the exact location of NBN cables can pose serious safety risks to workers and the public. Fibre-optic cables carry data at the speed of light and can be easily damaged even by minor disturbances. This can potentially lead to fires or electrocution, endangering lives and property.

3. Avoiding Costly Repairs: Repairing damaged NBN cables is an expensive and time-consuming process. The costs of rectification, which might include replacing the cables entirely, can be substantial. Locating the cables before digging helps prevent unnecessary expenses and delays in the construction project.

4. Compliance with Regulations: In Sydney, as in many other places, there are strict regulations and guidelines governing the safe excavation near utility infrastructure. Failing to comply with these regulations can lead to legal consequences and liabilities for construction companies or contractors.

5. Efficient Project Planning: Accurate location information of NBN cables enables efficient project planning. Construction and excavation teams can work around the cables, minimising the need for re-routing or redesigning projects. This, in turn, saves time and resources while maintaining the project’s timeline.

6. Preserving Telecommunication Services: The NBN is a critical part of Sydney’s communication network. Ensuring the integrity of the fibre-optic cables allows telecommunication services to continue functioning smoothly, supporting various online activities, businesses, education, and emergency services.

To locate NBN cables and other utilities effectively, professionals like Geoscope, use advanced technology such as ground-penetrating radar, electromagnetic locators, and hydro excavation (vacuum digging). These methods provide non-destructive ways to detect underground assets accurately.

The significance of locating NBN cables in Sydney before undertaking any excavation or construction work cannot be overstated. It ensures the safety of workers and the public, prevents service disruptions, minimises repair costs, and promotes efficient project planning. By adhering to the necessary regulations and employing modern locating techniques, Sydney can continue to thrive while maintaining the integrity of its vital communication infrastructure.

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Working Near NBN Fibre Optic Cable Assets

Follow Guidelines when Working Near NBN Fibre Optic CAbles!

When conducting construction or excavation activities near NBN cables, proper planning and accurate cable locating are essential to prevent accidents and disruptions.

Geoscope provides certified locators who employ electromagnetic cable locating methods to identify the presence of all buried utilities, including NBN cables, ensuring safe and efficient project planning.

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Why Choose Geoscope for
Locating NBN Fibre Optic Cables in Sydney?

unmatched expertise

Geoscope is a reputable name in the industry, known for our deep understanding of telecommunications infrastructure and extensive experience in locating NBN fibre optic cables. Our team of skilled professionals is equipped with the knowledge and training to handle even the most complex cable-locating tasks. 

Leader in Google Reviews

With a 5-star rating on Google, our commitment to excellence and customer satisfaction is second to none.

We find it right, the first time

At Geoscope we find it the first time, the right way, and not the expensive way. Topped with years of experience in underground utility locating.

Compliance and Safety

We strictly adhere to industry guidelines and safety protocols to ensure compliance and minimise risks.

Cutting-Edge Technology

We use state-of-the-art equipment and advanced technology to ensure precise detection and mapping of NBN fibre optic cables.

Highest Standard

By working to the Australian Standard – Classification of Subsurface Utility Information, we have the bar set to the highest level when we complete our locates and fulfil everyone’s duty of care.

Great Customer Experience

Our team of experts is dedicated to ensuring that each one of our client has a positive experience, and we are proud to have earned the trust and loyalty of so many.

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Accurate NBN Fibre Optic Cable Locating Solutions by Geoscope

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Geoscope offers comprehensive solutions for locating NBN cables. Our experienced technicians utilise cutting-edge equipment, including electromagnetic locating devices, to accurately trace copper and fibre optic NBN cables. We prioritise safety and adherence to industry best practices during the cable locating process.

Advanced Technologies for NBN Fibre Optic Cable Locating

cutting-edge technologies

Locating non-conductive fibre optic NBN cables presents challenges, but Geoscope employs alternative methods such as clamping and locating a copper cable inside the same conduit or using traceable rodders or buried transponder markers. We collect and analyze data meticulously to provide detailed reports, mapping, utility surveys, and visual representations of cable locations.

Safety and Efficiency of NBN Fibre Optic Cable Locating

Safety and Efficiency matters!

Geoscope prioritises safety and adheres to industry best practices when locating NBN cables. Our technicians undergo rigorous safety training, and we conduct thorough site assessments to minimise risks associated with cable locating. We take great care to minimise disruptions to existing infrastructure during our operations.

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Trust Geoscope for Accurate NBN Fibre Optic Cable Locating in Sydney

unmatched Expertise, Reliable Results!

When it comes to the safe operation of NBN cables, Geoscope is the trusted name in the industry. Our team of highly skilled professionals utilises advanced technology and expertise to accurately locate and map these vital cables. With our reliable services, you can ensure the safety of your personnel, assets, and the surrounding environment during construction or excavation projects.

Contact Geoscope today!

Reach out, stay safe!

For seamless and reliable NBN fibre optic cable locating services, get in touch with us today at 1300 750 350 or 0432 296 323.

At Geoscope, we prioritise the safety and success of your operations. Our friendly and knowledgeable team is eager to discuss your project requirements and provide a tailored solution to meet your needs. Feel free to reach us directly. We’re available 24/7 to assist you and offer invaluable professional insights that can significantly impact the smoothness of your project. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to ensure a successful and hassle-free endeavour.

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Know what our Clients say about us

Discover the Rave Reviews: Hear from Our Valued Professional Clients!

At Geoscope, we hold our team to a high standard and value their dedication. As pioneers in underground service locating in the Sydney, we understand the challenges of excavation. Our commitment to excellence is reflected in our Professional Google Reviews. We continuously seek ways to enhance our practices and prioritise feedback from each project to ensure top-quality service.

Warren Brettoner
Warren Brettoner
2024-06-06
Easy to contact and prompt, came back at no extra charge, as they had missed identifying some underground services. Great service would recommend.
Sarah Grima
Sarah Grima
2024-05-28
Great service. Explained in detail everything i needed.
Scott Murray
Scott Murray
2024-05-15
Job done, nice and easy. Thank you
Najie Kaidbay
Najie Kaidbay
2024-05-14
Great response time, easy to communicate with and very accommodating. Highly recommended.
Darryl Savory
Darryl Savory
2024-05-02
Punctual, polite and excellent work . A pleasure to deal with
Adam Fitzhenry
Adam Fitzhenry
2024-04-24
Great service and report thanks Geoscope.
gbx78
gbx78
2024-04-17
Geoscope performed Utility/Service services at my property in prep for excavation. The whole process was easy and very friendly staff all round. Impressed by the overall communication and regular checking in post completion of works. I don't think I would have received that from any other company to be honest and gives me a level of comfort that I can call and ask questions if I need to even after works were completed. Will definitely use again! 5 stars from me.
Natasha Donati
Natasha Donati
2024-04-11
Geo scope are amazing to deal with and have been very responsive. Everyone on their team is lovely to deal with and also deliver high quality work. Would highly recommend.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Locating NBN cables accurately is crucial for maintaining seamless communication and internet connectivity for individuals, businesses, and communities across Australia. Accidental disruptions can lead to inconvenience and potential service outages.

Geoscope utilises advanced technology and skilled professionals to provide accurate locating services for NBN cables. We employ electromagnetic cable locating methods to trace copper and fibre optic NBN cables precisely.

Factors such as separation distances, compliance with industry guidelines, and adherence to safety protocols should be considered when working near NBN cables. Geoscope can provide guidance and assistance in these areas.

Geoscope does not provide NBN cable network plans directly, but we can guide you on how to obtain and interpret them. These plans provide crucial information about the presence and location of NBN cables.

The requirements for locating NBN (National Broadband Network) cables in Sydney may vary, but here are some general steps to follow:

  1. Contact Dial Before You Dig (DBYD): Before commencing any excavation work, you must contact DBYD at 1100 or visit their website to obtain information about the location of underground utilities, including NBN cables. DBYD will provide you with essential information to ensure safe digging.

  2. Obtain NBN Co’s Consent: If your excavation project is near NBN infrastructure, you must seek consent from NBN Co before starting work. Contact NBN Co through their website or customer service channels to obtain the necessary approvals.

  3. Locate and Mark Cables: Use certified cable locating equipment and techniques to accurately identify and mark the location of NBN cables. This step is crucial to prevent accidental damage.

  4. Follow Safety Guidelines: Adhere to all safety guidelines and best practices while conducting excavation work. Ensure that workers are trained in safe excavation procedures.

  5. Use Non-Destructive Excavation Techniques (Optional): If possible, consider using non-destructive excavation techniques like hydro excavation or vacuum excavation to expose the NBN cables safely.

  6. Notify Authorities in Case of Damage: In the unfortunate event of damaging NBN cables during excavation, immediately stop work, report the incident to NBN Co’s Emergency Hotline at 1800 687 626 (1800 NBN CO), and cooperate fully with their instructions.

  7. Comply with Regulations: Ensure compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations related to excavation and telecommunications infrastructure.

Please note that the specific requirements and processes may differ based on the nature of the excavation project and the location in Sydney. Always consult with the appropriate authorities and NBN Co for the most up-to-date and accurate information.

The response time for a Dial Before You Dig request can vary depending on the location and the complexity of the project. In many cases, you should receive the information within a few hours and usually well within 2 business days.

The duration of a typical NBN cable locating project depends on various factors, including the scope and complexity of the project. We work diligently to complete projects efficiently while ensuring accurate results.

To book our NBN fibre optic cable locating services, please contact us at 1300 750 350 or 0432 296 323. Our friendly team will assist you and provide a tailored solution for your project.

The cost of NBN cable locating services can vary depending on factors such as the size of the area to be surveyed, the complexity of the project, and the service provider you choose. It is recommended to obtain quotes from different companies and compare their services and prices to make an informed decision.

f you accidentally damage a NBN (National Broadband Network) fiber optic cable during excavation in Australia, you should immediately take the following steps:

  1. Stop Work: Cease all excavation activities to prevent further damage to the cable and ensure the safety of everyone in the area.

  2. Report the Incident: Contact NBN Co’s Emergency Hotline at 1800 687 626 (1800 NBN CO) to report the damage as soon as possible. Provide them with accurate details of the location and extent of the damage.

  3. Secure the Area: Cordon off the damaged area with warning signs or barriers to prevent others from entering the vicinity.

  4. Do Not Attempt Repairs: It’s essential not to attempt any repairs yourself. NBN Co technicians are trained to handle such situations safely and efficiently.

  5. Cooperate with NBN Co: Once you report the incident, cooperate fully with NBN Co’s instructions and follow their guidelines for further actions.

By following these steps, you will ensure that the damage is appropriately addressed and that repairs are carried out by qualified technicians, minimizing disruption to the network and ensuring safety for everyone involved.

If you have any further questions or require additional information about our NBN Fibre Optic Cable Locating Services in Sydney, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We’re here to assist you!

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The best way to see if we can help you is by calling us today at 1300 750 350 or 0432 296 323 or by e-mailing us at info@geoscopelocating.com.au to find out for yourself if we are the professionals to get the job done.

 Whether you have a question about our services, pricing, or anything else, our Geoscope team is ready to answer all your questions. 

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At Geoscope, we set a high standard for our team and appreciate the hard work they put in. We understand how excavation is hard, which is why we lead the way in Sydney with Google reviews in utility locating and surveying. We strive for improvement in how we do things better on our job, and we monitor quality from feedback from every project.

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Call our office number 1300750350 or our direct number 0432 296 323 to speak with a customer service representative.

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Provide Information

We'll ask you a few questions to determine whether our services are the right fit for your needs. This will help us provide you with an accurate quote.

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Receive Quote

We'll send you a quote based on the information you've provided. This will include details about our hourly rates or fixed-price options.

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Once you've received the quote and are happy with the terms, you can book and schedule the job with us by calling or completing Work Order Form

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Trust Geoscope for Safe Operations Near NBN fibre optic cable Infrastructure

When it comes to the accurate locating of NBN fibre optic cables, Geoscope is the trusted name in the industry. Contact us today to discuss your NBN cable locating requirements. Our team of experts is ready to assist you in ensuring the safety and success of your operations.

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