Utilities 101

Utilities 101

Utilities are companies and government entities providing basic amenities such as electricity, natural gas, water and more. It is a large and important sector of the U.S. economy that affects every person and business on a daily basis. Utilities are currently going through fundamental changes to their business. People are using energy differently to do…

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Private LTE 101

Private LTE 101

Most Anterix Active Ecosystem members are aware of the utility industry’s move towards private wireless networks, and these networks are increasingly built out with Long Term Evolution (LTE) technology to deliver data inaccessible to the public. “LTE” means these networks meet the global standards for this wireless technology (also referred to as “4G,” and soon…

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Grid Modernization 101

Grid Modernization 101

TThe U.S. power grid has fueled the nation’s growth over the past 100 years but now is aging and being asked to do far more than it was originally designed for. Utility grids as currently built won’t be able to meet the demands of future customers, and they are not able to take advantage of…

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Utility Distribution 101

Utility Distibution 101

Electricity is initially generated at various types of power plants, and then moves through a system of substations, transformers, and power lines flowing to endpoints (generally consumers and businesses). Distribution is the final stage in the delivery for utilities, carrying electricity from the transmission system to individual customers. The system works similarly for water and…

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