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Exploring the Capabilities of LTE/5G to Enhance Utility Use Cases
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Exploring the Capabilities of LTE/5G to Enhance Utility Use Cases

Wireless technologies enable wide area coverage that can flex between latency and speed.

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Use Case: Mobile Workforce Management
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Use Case: Mobile Workforce Management

One key component of the utility’s operations is the management of their work crews that install and maintain the grid infrastructure.

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Use Case: AMI
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Use Case: AMI

Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) meters generate vast amounts of data that can help utilities optimize their services delivery and network. A connected digital grid can help increase efficiencies and cut costs.

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Use Case: VoltVar and FLISR
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Use Case: VoltVar and FLISR

Distributed Energy Resources (DERs) including demand response, efficiency programs and Distributed Generation (DG) from solar and wind help keep the electric grid balanced and reliable.

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Use Case: Fire Mitigation
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Use Case: Fire Mitigation

The latest urgent issue for electric utilities is fire prevention. Powerline-caused wildfires put a utility and their customers at a tremendous risk both financially and more importantly threaten their safety and security. The fact that a single wildfire like the Camp Fire can cause so...

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Use Case: Land Mobile Radio
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Use Case: Land Mobile Radio

Utilities rely on their land mobile radios (LMR) and the communications infrastructure that connects them. When cellular carrier service becomes unavailable during or after a natural disaster, utilities need secure, ultra-reliable communications.

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Use Case: Utility Structure Lighting
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Use Case: Utility Structure Lighting

According to Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), all structures exceeding 200 feet above ground level, and under 200 feet in height when they may interfere with the flight path of an airport, must be appropriately marked with tower lights.

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New Private LTE Group Focuses on Business Case, Technology for Utilities
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New Private LTE Group Focuses on Business Case, Technology for Utilities

The Utilities Broadband Alliance (UBBA), formed earlier this year and spearheaded by founding member Anterix, formerly pdvWireless, is addressing the business case for private Long Term Evolution (LTE) networks for utilities, along with use cases and technology considerations.

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