Damage Prevention and Land Management for Telecoms

Powering today’s digital economy requires partnering with an experienced and innovative partner like Irth.

Today’s digital economy is powered by the telecom and media industry’s assets. When service is disrupted, connections between people, companies, and communities are lost. Telecommunications and media companies can’t risk their service or reputation by relying on tools and technology that aren’t reliable or resilient.

Irth’s the trusted partner of eight of the top 10 telecoms in the U.S. and Canada because of our proven track record supporting work to reduce damage to cable, fiber, and copper lines used for internet, media, phone, and hosting. Our SaaS platform can automate, digitize, and create efficiencies for your team to improve network reliability and reduce operational expenses.

Actionable Insights to Boost Efficiencies in One Comprehensive System

Irth leverages AI, machine learning, and data-driven insights to streamline operations and decision-making. Our trusted platform delivers powerful insights to prevent damage, manage risk, and protect assets. With automation, such as auto-screening tickets and automated invoice reviews, and more, it improves operational efficiencies whether you’re managing land rights or communicating to the field.

Increase field visibility and track and auto-assign tasks to field workers based on geography or other criteria through ESRI integration.


Save up to 7% of your locate costs through automated invoice reviews.


Auto-screen up to 20% of tickets.


Reduce locates dispatched by up to 60%.


Improves efficiencies by up to 55%

  • Irth has consistently helped our company save millions of dollars a year by vastly reducing the number of crews we need to dispatch to our 811 locates.

    VP of Operations

    Fortune 500 Telecommunications

Trusted by Industry Leaders

Damage Prevention

Telecoms oversee the most extensive underground network infrastructure in the nation. That’s a lot of ground to cover, and there’s a lot at stake if service gets disrupted. Our proven technologies help telecoms prevent damage, reduce fiber cuts, stay compliant, and protect critical assets from ever-changing threats. Our platform:

Reduce Operational Expenses

Automates, digitizes, and creates efficiencies to not only improve your network’s reliability but also reduce your operational expenses with such features as ticket suppression, billing adjudication, and data transparency.

Enhance Reliability

Had zero unplanned downtime for the last two years.

Build Trust

Is the trusted partner of some of the largest U.S. and Canadian telecommunications and media companies for more than three decades.

Damage Prevention Characteristics & Features

  • Accurate geolocation services
  • 811 center integration and positive response
  • Extensible and elastic
  • Highly adaptable
  • Mobile anywhere
  • One call ticket management
  • Regulatory compliance
  • ROI focused
  • Secure access based on roles and responsibilities
  • Damage investigation and claim processing
  • Descriptive analytics
  • Diagnostic analytics
  • Prescriptive analytics
  • Threat-based risk management
  • Actionable insights (AI)
  • Damage prevention field meets and consultations
  • Damage prevention locate audits
  • Damage prevention site visits
  • Field operations digitization and automation
  • Line locator performance verification
  • Line locator training
  • Predictive analytics
  • Remote monitoring and alerting

Land & ROW Management

Irth Land & ROW Management helps you manage every aspect of your project, from land rights to tower leases, simplifying complex land management issues and protecting your biggest investments. Our Land & ROW Management solution:

Manage Compliance Reports

Saves with automated compliance reports so you never miss a compliance report deadline again.

Provide a Simple Solution

Is one simple solution to stay on top of cell tower leases, payments, inspections, maintenance, and more.

Track Permissions

Tracks permissions and subleases for other companies to share space on your infrastructure.

Access on Mobile

Makes it easier for your field agents to access and update tower records with their mobile devices—even in areas without Internet connectivity.

Land & ROW Management Characteristics & Features


  • Capture data for multiple routes for route selection and planning
  • Assign costs per parcel for project budgeting
  • Manage information relating to permitting applications
  • Prioritize projects across portfolio


  • Track status of land rights acquisition against schedule
  • Acquisition KPI and progress reporting
  • Workload balancing and performance measurements
  • Document preparation using organization approved templates
  • Track contacts and log conversations
  • Manage payments for land costs and damages
  • Capture special conditions and deviations from standard agreements

Contract Management

  • Track compliance with agreement terms and conditions
  • Monitor expirations and renewals
  • Track lease payment obligations for financial reporting
  • Track encroachments
  • Manage supplemental agreements

Training & Operator Qualifications

Deliver targeted, on-demand employee training and education to drive safety, promote continuing education, and meet organizational learning objectives.


See How Irth Can Manage Land Rights, Risk, Prevent Damage, and Protect Assets – Safely

Irth's market-leading SaaS platform improves resilience and reduces risk in the sustainable delivery of essential services that millions of people and businesses rely on every day. Energy, utility, and telecom companies across the U.S. and Canada trust Irth for damage prevention, training, asset inspections, and land management solutions. Powered by business intelligence, analytics, and geospatial data, our platform helps deliver the 360-degree situational awareness needed to proactively mitigate and manage risk of critical network infrastructure in a changing environment. Irth has been the top provider for 811 (one call) ticket management and utility locating software since 1995.

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