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    • “We’re On Top of It”
    • Introduction to Metro RF ServicesMetro RF Services, Inc. (a spinoff of Metro Wireless Communicationsestablished in 1986), was founded in 2001 to provide engineering andinfrastructure development services to support the rapid expansion ofan emerging wireless industry. A decade later, Metro RF Services hasbecome a premier full-service contractor providing projectmanagement, civil, and electrical solutions covering all aspects of todaysrapidly evolving telecommunications industry. With offices located inCalifornia and New Jersey, Metro RF Services has managedinfrastructure implementation projects for both the public and privatesectors, from San Diego to Seattle and Philadelphia to Buffalo. Ourstrong project management and seasoned field personnel manage allprojects hands-on to ensure complete satisfaction for all clients. © 2011 Metro RF Services, Inc. 2
    • Qualifications & CertificationsSAFETY CERTIFICATIONS & TRAININGMetro RF Services places safety at the forefront of everything wedo. Our staff is trained to identify all potential hazards and unsafe Regular training, certification, and refresher classes are attendedwork conditions prior to beginning work on all jobsites. Our by Metro RF Services staff to ensure we stay on top of today’simpeccable safety record is a testament to the commitment to ever evolving telecommunications industry and changingsafety that Metro RF Services lives by. technologies.Metro RF Services provides OSHA certification training though ourfull-time, in-house safety professional (OSHA 500 trainer) andoffers regular training and refresher courses in CPR/First Aid, FallPrevention, Man-Lift Certifications, RF/EME Awareness, Man liftCertifications and ComTrain to name a few. © 2011 Metro RF Services, Inc. 3
    • Capabilities and Track RecordHere are some of our more notable experiences: Site Audits - In 2004, completed approximately 500 site inventory audits for the New York City Market for T-Mobile. Quality Assurance - In 2005 and 2006, managed and performed over 600 Quality Assurance Inspections in the NY and NJ Market on New Site Builds for T-Mobile. In 2008, implemented Quality Assurance Polices and Procedures for a Northrop Grumman managed project for the City of New York’s FDNY, EMS and NYPD communication systems on over 80 sites. UMTS Site Audits – Since 2006 to 2011, completed over 700 UMTS Site Audits. UMTS Consolidations – Since 2006 to 2011 performed over 950 UMTS (3G) Consolidations. 3G Cabinet Deployments – Since 2006 to 2011 performed over 1500 3G upgrades. Including TMAs, Antennas and Coax. RET Repair/Replacement - In 2007, managed and performed audits and RET motor repair/replacement on approximately 1,323 sites in a three month period. Software Upgrades - In 2008, managed and performed on-site system firmware upgrades and replacement on approximately 1,100 sites in one and a half month time-frame. Hardware Upgrades – In 2008 upgraded the entire antenna systems on over 300 sites. In 2009, upgraded amplifiers on over 120 sites in the New York City Market in a period of three months. Exceeded all previous records set by other contractors. In 2010, upgraded an additional 80 sites as determined by RF engineering. Field Operations and RF Engineering - From 2004 to 2011 managed and performed over 7,000 work orders and trouble tickets. HSPA+ Upgrades – Completed over 150 fiber installations and upgrades. 4G Site Upgrades – Since 2010 we have completed over 100 WiMax and LTE cell site upgrades. © 2011 Metro RF Services, Inc. 4
    • Project & Construction ManagementServices Offered:  Project planningFrom project conception, through completion, our personnel are solelydedicated to the client, the project and the success of both.  Schedule & milestone trackingMetro RF identifies the required services and establishes realistic scopes of  Project reportswork and budgets that are cost effective and achievable. This is essential tothe successful completion of the project and fulfillment of the client’s  Resource managementexpectations - on time and within budget.  Quality managementThe success of each installation begins and ends with strong projectmanagement. Metro RF’s practice of collection, correlation and sharing of  Cost managementinformation on a daily basis contributes greatly to the overall success.Timely and accurate information is paramount to the success of the  Detailed close out packagesproject, and crew leaders and managers are in constant contact throughour communication network.  Site Audits and equipment layout drawings (AutoCAD)In addition, our organizational structure encourages project-relatedworkflow through the project manager and ensures the availability of all  Tower Mappingcompany resources. The project manager is empowered to providecomplete satisfaction to the client, and can provide progress reports and  Structural Analysisattend review meetings when needed.  Lane closures & Traffic ControlWe are staffed with technical, construction, consulting and maintenancepersonnel and have applied years of knowledge into turnkey project  Logistics and material warehousingmanagement solutions. © 2011 Metro RF Services, Inc. 5
    • Technical ServicesTechnical Services Offered:  CW Drive TestMetro RF stays ahead of the curve with a complete range of  Sweep Testingtechnical services utilizing the latest technology and training.We monitor the latest industry research and development to  PIM Testingdeliver the most advanced and cost-effective technical servicesto our clients.  Fiber Testing  Ground Testing  RET Troubleshooting  Alarm Troubleshooting (VSWR, Diversity, TMA, Antenna, etc.)  GPS Antenna Relocation  Network optimization © 2011 Metro RF Services, Inc. 6
    • Support Services and OptimizationMetro RF offers a wide range of site, microwave, tower, antenna andtransmission line maintenance and support services. Metro RF’s personnelare equipped, trained and experienced in all aspects of the testing,maintenance and inspection of electrical, electronic, RF and groundingsystems.  Tower Inspections  Pin-Point Troubleshooting  Well Trained Technicians  Necessary Tools and TrainingTestingDuring any phase of the project - planning, construction or operation -Metro RF has the experienced personnel to handle your electrical andelectronic testing and certification needs. Metro RF and its affiliates havethe capability to test and certify everything electrical and electronic - fromincoming electrical power to RF transmissions to fiber. © 2011 Metro RF Services, Inc. 7
    • MaintenanceMaintenanceMetro RF’s team of professionals has the knowledge,the experience, the ability and the equipmentnecessary to provide clients with the most cost-effective maintenance and support solutions to meettheir project needs. Metro RF works with clients toestablish a periodic inspection and maintenanceprogram that addresses each site’s particularrequirements.Upon request, Metro RF will provide an emergencyresponse and repair program to service unforeseenoutages. Whether it’s a sector down or electricalfeeds, response times are critical, and with Metro RFon your team, you are assured the frequency andduration of downtime will be greatly minimized.Most tickets are completed within 24-48 hours from the time they arereceived. © 2011 Metro RF Services, Inc. 8
    • Tower / Site Construction ServicesMetro RF has the crews, the tools and the experience.  Tower ErectionMetro RF’s construction crews can perform every phase of the job, fromclearing to fencing, grading to landscaping. From rooftops to water towers,  Rooftop cell site installationsmonopoles to lattice towers, whip antennas to stealth panels, Metro RF’s  JPA installationscrews are all experienced in tower erection, as well as antenna andtransmission line installation and alignment. Metro RF has the crews, the  COAX installationtools and the experience.  Antenna, TMA, and RET system installationWe are fully equipped and mobile.  Steel platform installationWhen clients call, their needs are often immediate, and they can’t afford to  Steel fabricationwait. Metro RF’s tower crews are fully equipped to handle any job,anywhere, anytime. Metro RF maintains a full line of tools, equipment and  Ice bridge & cable tray installationvehicles, enabling its crews to respond as soon as possible to problems orprojects.  Structural ReinforcementWe make safety a top priority.  Site DecommissioningFor Metro RF’s crews, safety is the keyword on all jobs and the first priority.Metro RF’s crews realize and understand the inherent dangers in their job,and they exercise the highest degree of caution as a result. They have thenewest OSHA-approved safety equipment, and inspect it daily. Theyregularly receive training in all aspects of safety, including rescue recoveryand fall safety through regular briefings held to ensure that safety remainsin the forefront of their daily routine. © 2011 Metro RF Services, Inc. 9
    • Tennant ImprovementsGeneral maintenance and upkeep visits help to keep your sites compound Additional Tenant Improvementswell groomed throughout the growing season. This service allows us toprune, weed and care for your entire landscape as the need arises,  Animal and pest removalkeeping your cell site looking its best throughout the year.  Graffiti removalMost Common  Vandalism repair Overgrown Brush Removal  Flooring Spray Total Vegetation Killer  Framing Debris Removal and Site Clean-Up  Insulation Grass Trimming and Weed Whacking  Dry wall Detailed report will be sent upon completion of work.  HVAC © 2011 Metro RF Services, Inc. 10
    • LocationsEAST COAST LOCATIONMETRO RF SERVICES, INC130 Furler Street.Totowa, NJ 07512Building Size: 10,000 Square FeetPHONE NUMBERSOFFICE PHONE: (973) 365-0303OFFICE FAX: (973) 365-1115WEST COAST LOCATIONMETRO RF SERVICES, INC2320 South Archibald AveOntario, CA 91761Building Size: 8,500 Square FeetPHONE NUMBEROFFICE PHONE: (800) 966-0050OFFICE FAX: (909) 230-4927 © 2011 Metro RF Services, Inc. 11
    • Competence and Quality ProgramsInternal External Internal QA audits upon completion of work performed.  Subcontracted crews are accompanied by a Metro RF lead Budgeted time for specific projects. or Project Manager. Weekly staff meetings are conducted.  Internal QA audits upon completion of work performed by Field Managers and Field Supervisors. Internal SOW outlines are created for all major projects we are involved in.  Budgeted time for specific projects.  Weekly staff meetings are conducted.Training and Certification  Internal SOW outlines are created for all major projects we• Comtrain (Instructor Certification) – Tower Climbing and are involved in. Safety• OSHA 10 / OSHA 30 (510)• CPR / First Aid• Anritsu (Site Master) © 2011 Metro RF Services, Inc. 12
    • Project Control Programs Pre-planning with management. Method of Procedure (MOP) created. Internal launch meeting with crews and review of MOP. On-site evaluation of performance. Schedule creation (development / integration) Schedule analysis Performance reporting. © 2011 Metro RF Services, Inc. 13
    • Material Management and LogisticsInventory Management is governed internally by following policies stated inour Inventory Process Sheet. Over the years we have developedOver the years we have developedstrategic relationships with oursuppliers which. This enables us toreceive the best prices. In turn,pass those discounts back to ourcustomers. © 2011 Metro RF Services, Inc. 14
    • Strategic Relationships EQUIPMENT SUPPLIERS NAME TYPE CREDIT LINE TERMS TESSCO Technologies Distribute Communication Equipment $100,000.00 NET 60 Talley Communications Distribute Communication Equipment $35,000.00 NET 60 Valmont Supplier of Mounts and Safety Equipment $15,000.00 2%10, NET 30 Hutton Communications Distribute Communication Equipment $100,000.00 NET 30 SUBCONTRACTORS TYPE TYPE CREDIT LINE TERMS Electrical Contractors 4 Approved Contractors In NY/NJ open NET 45 Steel Contractors 3 Approved Contractor In NY/NJ open NET 45 General Contractors Multiple open NET 45 Crane / Man lift Vendors Over 6 Approved open NET 45Tower Owners Approvals:We have been approved to work on towers owed and operated by the following companies. © 2011 Metro RF Services, Inc. 15
    • Contact InformationJeff BouquioSenior Vice PresidentMobile: (201) 936-0047Office: (973) 365-0303Email: Jeff@MetroRF.com130 Furler StreetTotowa, NJ 07512 © 2011 Metro RF Services, Inc. 16