There are many hot button issues that utilities like yours are dealing with right now. Issues such as utility access to spectrum; cybersecurity; planning for interoperability standards; following proper pole attachments/joint use protocol; ensuring appropriate privacy; and getting ready for smart grid initiatives. To further complicate matters, you also deal with busy schedules and overwhelming amounts of data. No wonder it is difficult for your to keep current and synthesize what is available into what is relevant. With so many of these critical issues having a significant impact on your utility’s communications backbone, you need a roadmap to help your utility navigate the issues successfully. The best way to begin this process is to take advantage of industry education, like UTC TELECOM 2012.
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