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Meet the Bigbelly Telebelly: Multipurpose Hosting Platform

The Bigbelly Telebelly is a platform deployed in public spaces that delivers much more than smart waste & recycling. It is optimal for hosting additional technologies – from Small Cell to Wi-Fi. It is easy to access and can hide technology in plain sight.

Wi-Fi Hotspot

The smart station form factor doubles as a sealed location to conceal a Wi-Fi hotspot in the public right-of-way. No plugs or grid power are required for instant Internet access with up to 200′ signal radius.

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Information & Communication

Bigbelly’s multi-purpose platform offers a hosting cabinet for various ICT equipment and applications to deploy exactly where it is needed most. Delivers both core waste management & best-in-class information and communication technology services, with minimized visual impact and footprint.

Small Cell &
Wireless Equipment

Leverage the Bigbelly platform as a multi-purpose infrastructure in dense urban areas. It can host small cell /wireless equipment in an easy to access sidewalk location while being hidden in plain sight.

The Siting Challenge

Communities and solution providers share the challenge of how and where to deploy telecom and IT infrastructure in public spaces, without additional clutter or negative aesthetic impact. Public spaces require solutions that encourage public engagement, solve operational challenges, and deliver meaningful information & data that lead to improved public safety and quality of life.

The Telebelly: Bigbelly’s Intelligent Hosting Solution

Bigbelly’s world leading platform delivers much more than smart waste and recycling. In addition to modernizing a core city service, it’s ubiquitous form factor is optimal for enabling a variety of technologies. It is easy to access and can hide technology in plain sight. Communities can take advantage of required public waste infrastructure as the “real estate” to house other information and communication technology, applications, and equipment. Multipurposing the smart waste system eases logistics, declutters the streetscapes, and further enhances the community experience with improved services.

About the Telebelly

The Telebelly platform is a fully-customizable multipurpose infrastructure. The double station configuration features a smart waste unit, coupled with an enclosure that conceals Wi-Fi hotspots, IT equipment, and telecom infrastructure for Small Cell and more. The unit can also include a modest-height integrated mast that supports a discrete multi-band antenna and is connected to permanent fiber and power. The Telebelly can also support a wide variety of ICT applications; it’s an IT closet on the street, campus, transportation terminal, or wherever people congregate!

Small Cells, 5G, and beyond!

A tool in the small cell siting tool kit, the Telebelly platform can be a standalone solution with an integrated antenna mast or augment an existing site that lacks additional “real estate” capacity. Communities benefit from wireless applications that improve quality of life, public safety, and economic development while keeping streets, parks, and venues clean and delivering robust wireless connectivity to the residents, businesses, and visitors.

Telebelly News & Highlights

ARTICLE: ``Cellnex Trends: A multi-use site to improve connectivity in the city``

“Cellnex Ireland, in collaboration with Bigbelly, a world leader in smart waste and recycling solutions for public spaces, has repurposed litter bins and equipped them for connectivity. The litter bins that Bigbelly has distributed around the Irish capital are solar-powered and include smart services such as usage alerts to speed up collection. With the arrival of Cellnex, these bins house an infrastructure of small cells (small embedded antennas) to improve connectivity in the city and Internet of Things (IoT) applications.”| READ ARTICLE

BLOG: ``Dublin City Council Launches Small Cell Infrastructure with Telebelly!``

“This month, Dublin City Council (DCC) launched a new Telecoms Unit to provide a foundation for intelligent urban technology and 5G infrastructure. The new DCC Unit will act “as a ‘one stop shop’ service to support the delivery of telecoms” in public spaces.” |  READ COVERAGE

BLOG: ``Smart Dublin Project Deploys Bigbelly Bins in the Docklands``

“Dublin City Council has partnered with Bigbelly and Future Street LTD, Bigbelly’s authorized distributor in Western Europe, to install a full fleet of Smart Waste compactors across the Dublin Docklands area. ” |  READ BLOG

PRESS RELEASE: ``Bigbelly Solar deploys Telebelly wireless cabinets for a cleaner and more connected environment``

“Today Bigbelly, Cellular Asset Management Services Ltd, and Smartsensor Technologies, Bigbelly distributor in Australia, announce they have deployed a number of Telebelly Wireless cabinets, a hybrid telecom and waste management cabinet to benefit the community providing waste services and wireless coverage.”  | READ COVERAGE

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