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Anterix Talks to Zack Korkowski of Index AR Solutions at DistribuTECH 2024

Anterix Talks to Zack Korkowski of Index AR Solutions at DistribuTECH 2024

May 21, 2024

Zack Korkowski, Senior Manager at Index AR Solutions, develops eBooks and applications for clients, focusing on training and field operations. They use a hands-on approach, capturing knowledge from subject matter experts and providing multimodal learning experiences. They offer both self-contained and connectivity-based solutions, with the latter enhanced by the Anterix Active Ecosystem’s private network. To…

Anterix Talks to Tracy Morales of Itron at DistribuTECH 2024

Anterix Talks to Tracy Morales of Itron at DistribuTECH 2024

May 21, 2024

Tracy Morales, a Senior Product Marketing Manager at Itron, discusses how they are working with partners to enable a portfolio of solutions that support multiple communication technologies. They are focused on enhancing their network platform to simplify connectivity for utilities. Collaboration is key in overcoming challenges, and they value their partnership with Anterix. They are…

Anterix Talks to Casey Hu of M.Gear at DistribuTECH 2024

Anterix Talks to Casey Hu of M.Gear at DistribuTECH 2024

May 21, 2024

M.Gear is a Taiwanese company that specializes in wireless and connectivity solutions. They offer a 7-in-1 antenna for vehicles and provide custom design services, aiming to provide a one-stop solution for their customers’ needs. To hear from other Anterix Active Ecosystem Members who attended DistribuTECH 2024, browse our playlist on YouTube.

Anterix Talks to Scott Burke of Advantech at DistribuTECH 2024

Anterix Talks to Scott Burke of Advantech at DistribuTECH 2024

May 21, 2024

Scott Burke from Advantech discusses their products in industrial communications, specifically focusing on their wireless gateway and industrial servers. They emphasize the importance of network security and resilience, as well as the shift towards renewables in the energy sector. Advantech partners with other companies to deliver solutions that are interoperable and easy to deploy. They…

Anterix Talks to Nathan Hazard of Digital Barriers at DistribuTECH 2024

Anterix Talks to Nathan Hazard of Digital Barriers at DistribuTECH 2024

May 21, 2024

Nathan Hazard from Digital Barriers explains how their technology can transfer video from multiple endpoints over low bandwidths, ensuring good quality and reducing latency. They offer control, scalability, and reliability, making them an ideal video solution for the utilities market. To hear from other Anterix Active Ecosystem Members who attended DistribuTECH 2024, browse our playlist…

Anterix Talks to Marcos Ribeiro of Easy Metering at DistribuTECH 2024

Anterix Talks to Marcos Ribeiro of Easy Metering at DistribuTECH 2024

May 21, 2024

Marcos Ribeiro of Easy Metering discusses the company’s IoT solutions for electricity grid devices, including their fast implementation process using cloud-based software and cellular connectivity. Smart meters play a crucial role in managing the modern grid, and Easy Metering has collaborated with other vendors to achieve FCC certification. They believe their solutions can contribute to…

Anterix: Driving ESG Innovation

May 17, 2024

“ESG is fundamental to the DNA of who we are.” Late in 2023, CohnReznick honored Anterix as a recipient of its 2023 Sustainability Gamechanger Award. In this video, CohnReznick asks Anterix President & CEO Rob Schwartz and Deputy General Counsel & Assistant Secretary Bonita Bell to explain how ESG is ingrained in the company’s DNA…

Why do utilities need their own communication networks

Why do utilities need their own communication networks? Everything to know about private LTE

May 17, 2024

Private communication networks may not receive much fanfare as a key enabler of the energy transition, but they should. Utilities big and small are taking control of their communications in order to manage millions of devices in the field while maintaining security and reliability during outages and extreme weather events. Alan McIntyre, engineering director for…

Anterix Answers: The Future of Communications for Utilities – 900 MHz Private Wireless Broadband

Anterix Answers: The Benefits of Using a Private LTE Network for Utilities 

May 10, 2024

Alice Moy-Gonzalez, Senior Vice President of Strategic Development at Anterix, sheds light on the changing landscape of the utility sector and the importance of modern communications in building a resilient and cyber-secure grid. Key Insights: With more frequent natural disasters, aggressive clean energy goals, and the need for better control and real-time visibility, utilities are…

Solution Overview: Security

May 6, 2024

Every utility is diligently striving to safeguard the grid against continuously evolving cyber and physical security threats. Utilities face the challenge of integrating more devices, including existing devices with limited security features, as well as new connected devices—sensors, control systems, smart devices, electric vehicles, and distributed energy resources. The growing device landscape increases utilities’ need…

Solution Overview: Wildfire

Solution Overview: Wildfire

April 24, 2024

Addressing extreme weather and natural disasters is a major goal of grid modernization initiatives. In many regions across the country, the need for utility wildfire mitigation solutions has become increasingly urgent.

White House Chronicle: Local Electricity Regulation versus National Need

April 17, 2024

AI and the electrification of transportation are dramatically increasing the national demand for electricity. But new transmission and generation are hard to come by. Host Llewellyn King and Co-host Adam Clayton Powell III discuss this dilemma with Karen Wayland, CEO of the GridWise Alliance, and Chris Guttman-McCabe, chief regulatory and communications officer at Anterix.

Anterix at DistribuTECH 2024: Driving Innovation in the Industry

April 16, 2024

Innovative grid solutions from Anterix and the 900 MHz utility private wireless broadband team were front and center at DistribuTECH International 2024. Hear from various industry experts who attended the conference about the benefits of trying out new use cases, having certified groups and devices, and a strong communication network to support the utilities’ footprint.

Anterix Active Ecosystem at DistribuTECH 2024

April 16, 2024

Hear from a group of experts in the utility industry discussing the importance of collaboration and innovation in advancing wireless technology solutions. The video features highlights from the Anterix Active Ecosystem at the DistribuTECH 2024 conference, where over 110 members of the ecosystem came together to showcase their grid edge intelligence solutions.

Solution Overview: AMI

April 5, 2024

This Solution Overview provides an overview of: 

– The evolution of metering with private wireless broadband

– Supporting existing mesh networks and direct-to-meter communication

– Grid modernization benefits of 900 MHz private wireless network-enabled AMI 2.0

Anterix at DISTRIBUTECH International 2024

Anterix at DISTRIBUTECH International 2024

April 4, 2024

Innovative grid solutions from Anterix and the 900 MHz utility private wireless broadband team were front and center at DistribuTECH International 2024.  

At the show, Anterix, utilities, and the Anterix Active Ecosystem focused on demonstrating solutions that advance clean energy, resilience, security, and innovation for utilities, their customers, and our nation.

Anterix Answers: The Future of Communications for Utilities - Private Wireless Broadband Networks

Anterix Answers: The Future of Communications for Utilities – 900 MHz Private Wireless Broadband

April 3, 2024

Mike Brozek, Anterix’s VP of Customer Success, explains the advantages of a 900 MHz private LTE network for utilities. Recognizing the pivotal role of communication in utility operations, Brozek explains the traditional approach of in-house solutions. He emphasizes that while LTE stands as a global wireless standard, utilities opting for commercial carriers may encounter limitations. In contrast, licensed spectrum, like the 900 MHz private LTE network, offers better coverage and control, making it more cost-effective for utilities in the long run.

Navigating the Evolution of Grid-Tied Technologies with Innovative, Collaborative Solutions with Ryan Gerbrandt, COO of Anterix [Power Perspectives Conversations at Distributech 2024]

March 22, 2024

In an era marked by quickly evolving technological challenges, cybersecurity threats, and the utility industry leading a clean energy transition, professionals in the power industry find themselves at the forefront of a complex and rapidly moving landscape.

Anterix Answers: Anterix Active Ecosystem

March 22, 2024

Anterix Answers is a video series that is aimed at empowering utilities with the latest industry insights and trends.

This video features key insights from Ryan Gerbrandt, Anterix’s COO, who highlights the importance of a robust ecosystem for modern communication networks.

Empowering Tomorrow’s Grid: The Vital Role of Telecommunications in Enabling Decarbonization, Electrification, and Resilience

March 20, 2024

The electrical grid is undergoing a significant transformation driven by the need for carbon reduction and the growing challenges to grid reliability. With over 70% of energy generation expected to be from intermittent renewables, a rapid shift towards electrification is crucial to meet decarbonization goals. 

We Are Connecting the Future of Resilient Clean Energy. Join Us.

March 11, 2024

Join us—and become part of the universe of companies driving a new digital foundation for the future of the utility sector.

Teamwork is powerful. That power is evident in the expanding 900 MHz private wireless broadband ecosystem.

UBBA Webinar: Increasing flexibility and performance with Utility PLTE Communications Networks

February 28, 2024

This conversation looked at applications driving the ability to support multiple bands at a lower cost, allowing for flexible band choices to support private broadband networks, and how the utility broadband device ecosystem will also benefit from accelerated growth, creating additional value for utilities.

GRIP 2024 Funding Cycle

January 10, 2024

Utility Private Wireless Communications: A Perfect Solution for the Department of Energy’s Grid Resilience & Innovation Partnerships Program. Read about Anterix’s experience working with utilities and other organizations on private wireless broadband benefits through concept paper and grant application submittals.

Full Speed Ahead for Grid Modernization: When Industry Priorities and Government Funding Align

December 11, 2023

We explore the dynamics between utility industry priorities and government funding.

GridWise Alliance CEO Dr. Karen Wayland and West Monroe Senior Manager, Energy & Utilities Calvin Tong join a discussion with Anterix Chief Regulatory and Communications Officer Chris Guttman-McCabe.

Where the Rubber Hits the Road: Private LTE Networks and the Grid Applications Utilities Are Really Pursuing

November 29, 2023

A recently released special issue of Energy Central discusses how utilities are embracing cutting-edge technologies to transform how they operate and serve their customers. In turn, these benefits help utilities deliver on the vision of a resilient and affordable clean energy future. Hear the perspectives of industry experts discussing how private LTE networks are fueling a wide and growing ecosystem of products, services, devices, and applications directly focused on addressing utility operational challenges and improving the customer experience.

Energy Central Special Issue: Where the Rubber Hits the Road

Energy Central Special Issue: Where the Rubber Hits the Road

October 11, 2023

Want to learn about private LTE networks and the grid applications utilities are really pursuing? This special edition includes first-hand accounts from leading utilities of the applications private LTE is enabling for them, as well as the use cases these applications address. It also provides a number of application spotlights from the technology companies driving the private LTE ecosystem.

Spectrum: The Invisible Elephant In The Room

Spectrum: The Invisible Elephant In The Room

August 3, 2023

Planning to deploy a private wireless broadband network for your utility? Perhaps the most foundational element will be the spectrum the network employs, so pay heed: the band you choose can make all the difference.

Enhancing Utility Connectivity Through Wireless Broadband Networks

Enhancing Utility Connectivity Through Wireless Broadband Networks

July 24, 2023

For a utility looking to modernize its grid, “A modern grid requires modern communications” is a good starting premise. Beyond that, a modern communications platform unlocks numerous additional opportunities to address a wide range of issues facing today’s utilities.

Utility meets Connectivity

Utility meets Connectivity. NOW.

July 20, 2023

It’s time to start fortifying and modernizing the grid. Not tomorrow. TODAY. The power of private wireless broadband is ready. NOW. We’ve brought together leading technology innovators to develop products and solutions ON ONE PLATFORM, the Anterix Active Ecosystem, aimed at making our energy future brighter and smarter and the future is now. Start maximizing…

Digital RoundTable

Digital RoundTable: Chris Guttman-McCabe

June 20, 2023

Chris Guttman-McCabe, Chief Regulatory and Communications Officer at Anterix, was the Digital RoundTable guest speaker on June 14 at 2pm CDT. Anterix is building the foundation for a new technology landscape. Anterix’s mission is to deliver the transformative broadband needed to enable the modernization of critical infrastructure for energy, transportation, logistics and other industries.

Energy Thought Summit 2023: Interview with Ryan Gerbrandt

Energy Thought Summit 2023: Interview with Ryan Gerbrandt

June 14, 2023

Explore how utilities and communities can take on the challenges in electrification, transportation, and infrastructure by keeping people at the center of the conversation. The Energy Thought Summit celebrated their 10th anniversary. What started as a quaint conference with Apple’s co-founder Steve Wozniak as a special guest continued to be one of the most fun-filled energy…

900 MHz Private LTE is the Foundation for the Future

900 MHz Private LTE is the Foundation for the Future – Key Takeaways by Alice Moy-Gonzalez

June 7, 2023

Anterix Senior Vice President of Strategic Development Alice Moy-Gonzalez shares how private LTE on a 900 MHz spectrum is the foundation for the future at DISTRIBUTECH International 2023.

Wildfire Mitigation eBook

Wildfire Mitigation for Utilities by Anterix and T&D World

June 7, 2023

Driven by climate change, the increase in wildfires may seem irreversible in the short run, but some utilities are taking action and showing the industry that currently available technologies can help mitigate this substantial risk. From grid visibility improvements to resonant grounding and falling conductor protection, there is a range of applications utilities are already…

Anterix Active Ecosystem Conference - Key Takeaways by Chris Guttman-McCabe

Anterix Active Ecosystem Conference – Key Takeaways by Chris Guttman-McCabe

May 31, 2023

Anterix Chief Regulatory and Communications Officer Chris Guttman-McCabe’s key takeaways from the 2nd annual Anterix Active Ecosystem conference at DISTRIBUTECH 2023 on February 6th.

Anterix Catches Up with Kyle Shepard at DISTRIBUTECH International 2023

Anterix Catches Up with Kyle Shepard at DISTRIBUTECH International 2023

May 31, 2023

Kyle Shepard, Chief Engineer at Sierra Nevada Corporation, talks inside the Anterix booth at DISTRIBUTECH International 2023. Hear him talk about the Anterix Active Ecosystem and Binary Armor working with Digi International Inc. on cellular gateways.  Sierra Nevada Corporation and Binary Armor are members of the Anterix Security Collective.

Anterix Catches Up with Wendall Reimer at DISTRIBUTECH International 2023

Anterix Catches Up with Wendall Reimer at DISTRIBUTECH International 2023

May 31, 2023

Wendall Reimer, Director of OT Network Operations at Xcel Energy, speaks before the Anterix booth cocktail party at DISTRIBUTECH International 2023. Hear him discuss how as an industry leader, they determined that private LTE at 900 MHz combined with the capabilities of the Anterix Active Ecosystem is the right fit for utilities.

Chris Trabold, General Manager of Industrial Communications at GE, attended the cocktail party after the Second Annual Anterix Active Ecosystem Member’s Conference which took place during DISTRIBUTECH International 2023 . Hear about what cemented utilities in North America moving forward to deliver broadband private LTE networks.

Anterix Catches Up with Chris Trabold at DISTRIBUTECH International 2023

May 31, 2023

Chris Trabold, General Manager of Industrial Communications at GE, attended the cocktail party after the Second Annual Anterix Active Ecosystem Member’s Conference which took place during DISTRIBUTECH International 2023 . Hear about what cemented utilities in North America moving forward to deliver broadband private LTE networks.

Anterix Catches Up with John Yaldwyn at DISTRIBUTECH International 2023 (part 2)

Anterix Catches Up with John Yaldwyn at DISTRIBUTECH International 2023 (part 2)

May 31, 2023

John Yaldwyn, Chief Technology Officer at 4RF, was interviewed at the Second Annual Anterix Active Ecosystem Member’s Conference which took place during DISTRIBUTECH International 2023. Hear him discuss the difference in priorities between a private utilities network compared to a public carrier. 

Anterix Catches Up with John Yaldwyn at DISTRIBUTECH International 2023 (part 1)

Anterix Catches Up with John Yaldwyn at DISTRIBUTECH International 2023 (part 1)

May 31, 2023

John Yaldwyn, Chief Technology Officer at 4RF, was interviewed at the Second Annual Anterix Active Ecosystem Member’s Conference which took place during DISTRIBUTECH International 2023. Hear him discuss supply chain diversity and the importance of having more than one supplier for key parts. 

Anterix Catches Up with Liron Ben Horin at DISTRIBUTECH International 2023

Anterix Catches Up with Liron Ben Horin at DISTRIBUTECH International 2023

May 31, 2023

Liron Ben Horin, Vice President of Systems Engineering at One Layer, talks inside the Anterix booth at DISTRIBUTECH International 2023. Hear him talk about the benefits of the Anterix Active Ecosystem, like the opportunity meet new partners, collaborate, and to face utilities.

Anterix at DISTRIBUTECH International 2023

Anterix at DISTRIBUTECH International 2023

May 31, 2023

Anterix is advancing grid modernization through the power of 900 MHz private LTE. That means tools, solutions, and technology all on a platform ready to power the grid of the future. At DISTRIBUTECH 2023, Anterix had several critical use cases on display leveraging this game changing technology, which is ready to use NOW.

Utility Driven Solutions

May 25, 2023

Join industry experts as they discuss insights on solutions driven by utility needs including smart infrastructure applications, automation, monitoring, and asset management solutions.

Ecosystem members will discuss how their solutions are helping utilities realize improved ROI, reduced power costs, and are driving overall operational efficiency.

Optimizing Utility Private Wireless Broadband Flexibility

May 24, 2023

Utilities looking to modernize communications networks with private LTE can benefit from both 900 MHz and CBRS for the capacity and coverage they need. Anterix Active Ecosystem members 4RF, GE and RAD are collaborating with Anterix and Sequans to bring to market an LTE Cat-4 multi-band communications module that supports 900 MHz, CBRS, and failovers to other networks.

How Time Flies When You’re Part of an Ecosystem

May 23, 2023

Has it really been two years? We launched the Anterix Active Ecosystem program in May 2021 with 35 original members. Today there are over 100 innovative, industry-leading companies in the program, collaborating to develop and bring to market products and services to help utilities deploy and get the most out of their 900 MHz private LTE networks–all with guidance from utility executives and other industry leaders on the Anterix Utility Strategic Advisory Board (USAB).

Energy Central Article: Of Storms, Networks, and Retirement

Energy Central Article: Of Storms, Networks, and Retirement

May 19, 2023

Check out our article, “Of Storms, Networks, and Retirement,” in Energy Central’s special issue Investing in the Grid for Reliability & Resiliency, discussing the reliability and resiliency of multi-purpose, high-capacity, low-latency private LTE for utilities.

Private Wireless Networks – Motivations, Opportunities, and Achievements to Date

Private Wireless Networks – Motivations, Opportunities, and Achievements to Date

May 2, 2023

Fierce Wireless presents a panel discussion with: Moderator: Chris Pearson, President, 4G Americas Panelists:Virgilio (Vico) Fiorese (Customer Business Executive, Amdocs)Alice Moy-Gonzalez (Senior Vice President of Strategic Development, Anterix)Eduardo Valencia (CIO, Minneapolis/St. Paul Airport Commission)Cătălin Clemente (Group Product Manager, Mobile Private Networks Solutions, Vodafone)

How Private LTE Can Help Utilities Hit Their Decarbonization Goals

How Private LTE Can Help Utilities Hit Their Decarbonization Goals

April 26, 2023

April is Earth Month, so what better time for Industry Insights to focus on the importance of modern communications in helping utilities fight climate change by transitioning from fossil fuels to renewable energy resources?  Importantly, there’s a direct link between utilities’ ability to meet emissions reduction targets and their adoption of private LTE networks for grid management.

The Signs Are Everywhere

Ryan Gerbrandt
April 10, 2023

I have been working in the utility sector for more than 20 years and I have never seen the level of collective interest, focus and momentum for a new product that I see for private LTE.  That was evident in February 2023 at DistribuTECH in San Diego.  The signs were everywhere.  Not only were there over 17,000 attendees, but communications networks, specifically private LTE, was a main track topic with over a dozen sessions focused on it.  The Anterix booth was buzzing. 

Creating-More-Resilient-Communities

Creating More Resilient Communities

April 3, 2023

A discussion about the technologies and strategy that will add resilience to the energy grid and community infrastructure of cities and spaces across North America. Featured Speakers:– Chris Guttman-McCabe, Chief Regulatory & Comms Officer, Anterix– Nicolas Koehler, Director Transmission Planning, AEP Moderated By:– Jason Rodriguez, CEO, Zpryme

Women Leading Utilities Discussing Grid Modernization

March 30, 2023

With the influx of federal infrastructure funds and ever-increasing attention to decarbonization and integrating renewable energy resources, focus on grid modernization grows ever sharper. Join a panel of accomplished utility executives as they discuss the grid modernization challenges that confront their organizations and the essential role they see for communications networks generally–and private LTE specifically–in addressing them.

Expanding on the Utility Guide to Private LTE

February 16, 2023

As discussed in Energy Central’s recently released special issue, Utility Guide to Private LTE, now more than ever, utilities are being asked to deliver greater resilience, intelligence, and security to support grid modernization. The rapidly growing requirements for utilities to support all these changes while transforming to withstand extreme weather conditions, the adoption of DERs, and more has shifted how utilities need to think about their communication networks.

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Xcel Energy’s Journey to 900 MHz PLTE

December 22, 2022

What is the value proposition for deploying a utility-controlled private LTE network? What are the key use cases it can support? How does a multi-operating company utility move forward with a transformational project like private LTE? Why is beneficial to the communities that utilities serve?

Rewatch the session with Jeff Levy, Xcel Energy’s VP of Infrastructure and Shared Services and Ryan Gerbrandt, Anterix’s COO as they discuss Xcel Energy’s 900 MHz private LTE journey, the rationale for its decision to adopt that solution, the enhanced value opportunities that it may unlock, and how its comprehensive evaluation process can help other utilities efficiently reach their own decisions.

Cat M1

Cat-M1 Joint Paper by Anterix and Ericsson

December 16, 2022

As utilities and smart grid vendors continue to address the challenges of grid modernization, 3GPP LTE low power wide-area (LPWA) technologies will play a key role. While NB-IoT and Cat-M1 (also referred to LTE-M or Cat-M) are both viable alternatives for today’s utility networks, Cat-M1 is becoming increasingly important due to the ability to deliver faster data rates (as compared to NB-IoT) as well as the low latency required for smart meters, distributed automation, and other grid modernization applications.

A Thoughtful Dialogue On The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) and Next Steps

November 17, 2022

There is growing momentum among utilities toward deploying private wireless broadband networks to support grid modernization, reliability, and resilience initiatives. That momentum is strengthened by last fall’s $1.2 trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL), which included substantial funds for grid modernization projects, specifically calling out those that deploy advanced communications networks to support the grid.

Anterix: Execs Discuss Federal‑Funding Option for Utilities’ Private LTE

November 10, 2022

Anterix COO Ryan Gerbrandt and Chris Guttman-McCabe—chief regulatory and communications officer for Anterix—explain how utilities may use federal funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to pay for private LTE networks that are capable of supporting important smart-grid applications.

Powering A Utility Scale Broadband Network Through Private LTE

Powering A Utility Scale Broadband Network Through Private LTE

November 7, 2022

Anterix contributed a session paper, by Steve Castaneda, to the 2022 CIGRE US National Committee Grid of the Future Symposium. U.S. electric utilities are in a near-constant cycle of spending time and budget overlaying and “patching” new technologies onto an electric grid created more than a century ago. Government mandates and evolving technologies make this…

Energy Central Special Issue: UTILITY GUIDE TO PRIVATE LTE

Energy Central Special Issue: UTILITY GUIDE TO PRIVATE LTE

October 26, 2022

Mar Tarres, Anterix’s Vice President of Commercial Operations, has contributed an article to Energy Central’s special issue “Utility Guide to Private LTE”. Her piece titled, “Accelerating 900 MHz Private LTE solutions with device security and control required for grid modernization” discusses the evolution of the power grid and the deployment of private LTE. This article…

Digital 360 Summit 2022 Day 1 - Smart Networks & IoT Panel

Digital 360 Summit 2022 Day 1 – Smart Networks & IoT Panel

September 6, 2022

Digital 360 Summit 2022 Day 1 – Smart Networks & IoT Panel with Jonathan Van, Ryan Gerbrandt, Koustuv Ghoshal, Brian Snider, John Shubin & Tim Ripley. Digital 360 Summit is the premier event for senior executives driving industry digitalization, decentralization, and decarbonization. Did you know computer and communications technologies put the “smart” in “Smart Networks?”…

Digital 360 Summit 2022 Day 1 - Robert Schwartz Smart Networks & IoT Keynote – Anterix

Digital 360 Summit 2022 Day 1 – Robert Schwartz Smart Networks & IoT Keynote – Anterix

September 6, 2022

Digital 360 Summit 2022 Day 1 will be kicked off by Robert Schwartz, Anterix, with a Smart Networks & IoT Keynote. Digital 360 Summit is the premier event for senior executives driving industry digitalization, decentralization, and decarbonization. Watch the keynote fireside chat with White House Chronicle’s Llewellyn King and our President & CEO, Robert Schwartz,…

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A Conversation on Wildfire Mitigation Tools Enabled by a Private Network

August 30, 2022

As we approach the close of wildfire season, this month we feature two game-changing solutions that allow utilities to safely and efficiently deliver electricity while significantly reducing the devastating risks of wildfires. LineVision’s dynamic line rating and line monitoring solution allow utilities to deliver more power over existing lines while detecting movement in lines to help prevent a potential breakage. If a line does break, SEL’s Falling Conductor Protection comes in for the save.

Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL)

August 19, 2022

Utilities are facing an ever-increasing range of challenges, including wildfires, cyber security threats, and meeting decarbonization goals. New federal funding opportunities can be an essential tool for these energy companies to support the evolution and modernization of our Nation’s electric grid. The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) represents a substantial investment in the future and provides a pathway to a cleaner, more reliable, resilient, and more secure energy future.

Anterix: Active Ecosystem Member Companies

Anterix: Active Ecosystem Member Companies

July 28, 2022

Anterix demonstrated a wide range of exciting technologies on a Private LTE 900 MHz network at DISTRIBUTECH International 2022. Some of those demonstrated were 4RF, Alpha Wireless, Atomation, BEC Technologies, Council Rock, DENGYO, Digi, EASYMETERING, General Electric, Honeywell, Landis + Gyr, LineVision, Power Delivery Products, and Sierra Wireless.

Anterix is bringing together these and other thoughtful innovators to enable the future grid. That grid is informed by on communications and data informed decision making. Anterix is where utility meets connectivity, and these technologies are leveraging that connectivity to strengthen the grid and the communities we all serve.

Anterix at DistribuTECH 2022 for Private LTE Communications for Electric Utilities

Anterix at DistribuTECH 2022 for Private LTE Communications for Electric Utilities

July 28, 2022

Anterix participated in DISTRIBUTECH International 2022 to demonstrate and discuss how we are enabling the modernization of critical infrastructure industries and enterprises through the transformative power of broadband.

The event was at Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center, in Dallas, Texas, from May 23-25, 2022. We shared demos at one of the 8 stations in our tradeshow exhibit to showcase use cases for ways electric utilities are leveraging 900 MHz for Private LTE.

Embracing Emerging Technologies for the Utility of the Future with Duke Energy and Anterix

Embracing Emerging Technologies for the Utility of the Future with Duke Energy and Anterix

June 22, 2022

The technology landscape is advancing at a rapid pace while the utility industry is in a state of constant improvement and modernization. And the convergence of electric and water utilities, telecom, and tech is creating new opportunities to enhance the capabilities and performance of the grid. At ETS22 our fireside panel discussed how emerging technologies…

EEI Annual Convention

June 20, 2022

Anterix was proud to be a sponsor of the EEI 2022 Annual Convention. This conference explored various themes related to providing clean and resilient energy to power a net-zero economy, including technology development and deployment; the policies needed to support a clean energy transition; meeting customer expectations; the role of transmission; the importance of a reliable, resilient energy grid; electric transportation; environmental justice; and more.

Securing Fool Proofing Private Networks

Fierce Telecom Webinar: Securing Fool Proofing Private Networks

May 16, 2022

As Anterix Chief Regulatory and Communications Officer, Chris Guttman-McCabe leads government relations and communications efforts in support of the company’s vision of 900 MHz private broadband for the utility, critical infrastructure and enterprise sectors. Chris joins various other industry experts to discus securing private networks in this webinar presented by Fierce Telecom.

Are You Truly Ready?

March 31, 2022

With the increasing cyber security threats, an ever extended wildfire season, a higher frequency of natural disasters, and aggressive decarbonization goals at the federal and state levels, a group of utility industry executives discuss how the industry is adopting digital solutions, embracing advanced technologies and developing strategic partnerships to mitigate risks and enhance grid resilience while providing reliable and secure clean energy.

CISCO Blog: The Evolving Distribution Grid FAN

CISCO Blog: The Evolving Distribution Grid FAN

March 8, 2022

In North America, Cisco’s industrial router platforms have recently gained FCC certification for the Anterix Band 8 private LTE frequency. This frequency provides the long needed private spectrum utilities have been demanding for years to build private secure and highly reliable utility radio networks. The Anterix frequency, which is sub 1Ghz spectrum, provides a well-balanced…

Podcast: Energy Central Power Perspectives™ Podcast: “Road to Decision: Exelon’s Vision of a Private Broadband Network for Grid Modernization”

March 3, 2022

Energy Central Power Perspective Podcast host, Jason Price, and producer, Matt Chester, are joined by Russ Ehrlich, Senior Manager of Utility Communication Engineering at Exelon, and Ryan Gerbrandt, Chief Operating Officer at Anterix, to discuss how private broadband networks are actively creating new advancements for utilities today are two experts in the field.

A Collective Approach to Securing the Grid

February 17, 2022

In December, we launched the Anterix Security Collective bringing together an expert team of cyber-physical technology providers to contribute sector-specific knowledge and collaborate to deliver secure solutions for those deploying private networks at 900 MHz. In this episode of Industry Insights, you’ll hear directly from these experts on the unique capabilities each member of the Anterix Security Collective offers.

Cisco – Anterix Collaboration Boosts Utility 900 MHz Private Broadband Options

Ryan Gerbrandt
January 27, 2022

By now you’ve heard about the Anterix Active Ecosystem (AAEP) program, where leading technology companies have come together to support 900 MHz private broadband networks. As a charter member of the AAEP in May of 2021, Cisco helped lead the charge to shape the future of private wireless broadband for electric utilities. Now, Anterix and Cisco have progressed to an even more collaborative relationship that stands to turbocharge ecosystem growth.

New Deployment Options for Substation Utility Networks

CISCO Webinar: New Deployment Options for Substation Utility Networks

January 27, 2022

The webinar with Anterix and Cisco discusses:

How to build modern, future proof and secure reliable communications architectures to support the modernized substations, including meeting digital process bus requirements.

How to extend IT to the substation, providing multi-service capabilities and meeting the requirements for a highly available and redundant wide area network.

Wildfire Mitigation – Detecting and Isolating for Falling Conductors in Midair – Using 900 MHz Private LTE at Protection Speeds

January 24, 2022

Anterix and Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories collaborated on a white paper to document the successful application of falling conductor protection (FCP) for wildfire mitigation when enabled by a private LTE network using Anterix’s low-band 900 MHz spectrum.

Anterix 2021 Year in Review

Rob Schwartz
December 20, 2021

What a year 2021 has been in the life of Anterix.  After the Federal Communications Commission’s landmark 2020 decision paved the way for converting our spectrum to broadband, Anterix set out to bring the industry together behind the power of private LTE networks—helping the utility sector meet its decarbonization and grid modernization goals. 

CMG'S Webinar Digital Roundtable

CMG’S Webinar Digital Roundtable

November 17, 2021

Mar Tarres, Vice President of Products at Anterix was a guest speaker on CMG’s Digitial Roundtable Series.

E5G Show by Firece Wireless

E5G Show by Firece Wireless

November 15, 2021

Ryan Gerbrandt, Chief Operating Officer at Anterix, was a panelist on the session “Enterprise Vertical Deep Dive Panel & Keynote – Utilities” with Joe Jankosky and Koustuv Ghoshal.

Completed NREL Study Findings Validate Performance of 900 MHz Private LTE for Utility Use Cases

November 10, 2021

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has successfully completed Phases I and II of its high impact project validating the performance of an Anterix 900 MHz private LTE network for critical grid communications. Findings from both phases are included in a technical report, and the research was informed by an Industry Advisory Board comprised of six leading utilities that provide service across 18 states, as well as former DOE Chief Technology Officer, Pete Tseronis. The six utility members of the IAB include: Consumers Energy, Duke Energy, Evergy, Eversource Energy, Holy Cross Energy and Xcel Energy.

UBBA Whitepaper: Utility Networks: The Inherent Risks of Doing Nothing

UBBA Whitepaper: Utility Networks: The Inherent Risks of Doing Nothing

November 4, 2021

As members of UBBA (the Utility Broadband Alliance), Anterix contributed to the development of UBBA’s latest paper.

Thought Leaders Speak Out 2021 – IEI Key Takeaways

November 3, 2021

IEI’s provides key takeaways from an executive dialogue hosted as part of their ‘Thought Leaders Speak Out – Engaging Customers With Technology’ ongoing series. These takeaways feature ideas shared in the session by Warner Baxter, Chairman, President and CEO, Ameren, Mary Kipp, President and CEO, Puget Sound Energy, Bhavani Amirthalingam, Senior Vice President and Chief Digital Information Officer at Ameren and Robert Schwartz, President and CEO at Anterix. The discussion focused on the value a private LTE network provides to the electric grid, utility and customer.

Protecting our Nation’s Critical Infrastructure with Secure Communications

Protecting our Nation’s Critical Infrastructure with Secure Communications

October 26, 2021

As our nation looks to re-invest in our country’s infrastructure, we have a compelling opportunity not just to improve upon it but also ensure it is secure and resilient. Private networks coupled with a robust and evolving set of security practices, standards and solutions can play a key role in safeguarding our critical infrastructure.

Network of Networks: The Power of Collectively Adopting Private LTE to Modernize the U.S. Electric Grid

Network of Networks: The Power of Collectively Adopting Private LTE to Modernize the U.S. Electric Grid

October 17, 2021

Anterix contributed a session paper, by Andrew Bordine, to the 2021 CIGRE US National Committee Grid of the Future Symposium. Electric utilities have a rare and valuable opportunity to address pressing industry-wide challenges with a single solution that will allow them to meet their own specific needs even as the shared approach creates additional value…

Utility Sector's Movement Toward Adoption of Private LTE video

Utility Sector’s Movement Toward Adoption of Private LTE – Itron Inspire Panel

October 14, 2021

Anterix hosted a break-out session at the 2021 Itron Inspire Conference. Former Department of Energy CTO Peter Tseronis interviewed Anterix COO Ryan Gerbrandt about the utility sector’s movement toward the adoption of Private LTE.

UBBA Webinar: Private networks: An essential tool for modernizing power grids and lowering operational expenses

UBBA Webinar: Private networks: An essential tool for modernizing power grids and lowering operational expenses

October 12, 2021

Ryan Gerbrandt, Chief Operating Officer at Anterix was a panelist on the UBBA Webinar, sponsored by Ericsson.

Energy Central Article: The Anterix Active Ecosystem – Incubating Innovations to Transform

September 30, 2021

Anterix’s Chief Operating Officer, Ryan Gerbrandt, has contributed an article to Energy Central’s special issue “’Unlocking Solutions. Powering An Industry – the Technology Ecosystem and its Role in Building Private Utility LTE Networks.” His piece discusses the Anterix Active Ecosystem and how utilities across the U.S. are working towards adoption of private LTE (PLTE) networks.

RadioResource MissionCritical Communications: 2021 IWCE Show Edition

September 27, 2021

Anterix’s Executive Chairman Morgan O’Brien explores how Private LTE can make the grid more reliable and protect critical infrastructure in this MissionCritical Communications op-ed. His article “The Evolving Private LTE Ecosystem” can be found on page 36 of this special issue.

Welcome Ryan Gerbrandt of Anterix, New Expert in the Digital Utility Community [Energy Central Power Perspectives™ Interview]

September 24, 2021

Ryan Gerbrandt, Anterix’s Chief Operating Officer, has been named an Energy Central Expert in the Digital Utility Community. Chris has been interviewed to welcome him into their network of experts for the Energy Central’s Welcome New Expert Interview Series.

Utilities Playbook

Utilities and Rural Broadband Playbook

September 24, 2021

This playbook outlines specific models for supporting those rural broadband efforts and provides real-world experience and examples from utilities, regulators, and industry experts on bridging this digital divide.

WIA Blog: What’s Your G?

August 13, 2021

Morgan O’Brien, Executive Chairman of the Board at Anterix, was featured in the blog post by Wireless Infrastructure Association about the wireless infrastructure industry’s story told by those who were there. Morgan O’Brien joined the industry in 1970 as a lawyer at the Federal Communications Commission. Learn more about his expertise.

NARUC Bulletin – Coming Soon: A Win-Win Playbook for Utilities Boosting Rural Broadband

August 2, 2021

Anterix’s Senior Vice President of Strategic Development, Alice Moy-Gonzalez, has collaborated with Elin Swanson Katz, the Vice President of Utilities at Tilson, to write an article for NARUC’s bulletin. This article is based on some of the major points highlighted in their upcoming playbook, as identified in interviews with utilities, regulators, consumer advocates, and ISPs….

NARUC News – Anterix & Tilson on Grid Modernization & Rural Broadband

July 30, 2021

Alice Moy-Gonzalez, The Senior Vice President of Strategic Development at Anterix, and Elin Swanson Katz, the Vice President of Utilities at Tilson have been interviewed by Regina Davis, the Director of Communications at NARUC. In their conversation, they discuss communications, utilities, grid modernization, and rural broadband initiatives for the NARUC News Sponsor Spotlight.

Welcome Chris Guttman-McCabe, New Expert in the Digital Utility Community - [an Energy Central Power Perspectives™ Expert Interview]

Welcome Chris Guttman-McCabe, New Expert in the Digital Utility Community – [an Energy Central Power Perspectives™ Expert Interview]

July 30, 2021

Chris Guttman-McCabe, the Chief Regulatory and Communications Officer at Anterix, has been named an Energy Central Expert in the Digital Utility Community. Chris has been interviewed to welcome him into their network of experts for the Energy Central’s Welcome New Expert Interview Series.

Ericsson Panel – Private Networks: An essential tool for modernizing power grids and lowering operational expenses

July 15, 2021

Ryan Gerbrandt, Anterix’s Chief Operating Officer, was featured alongside industry experts from Ericsson, Burns & McDonnell, and Hitachi ABB to discuss how to address utilities’ needs through innovation. Not since large-scale deployments of smart meters has there been as much interest and motivation to transform the utilities communications network. LTE and 5G private networks promise to…

West Monroe's Panel - Utility Telecom: Standardizing Communications with Private LTE

West Monroe’s Panel – Utility Telecom: Standardizing Communications with Private LTE

June 17, 2021

Alice Moy-Gonzalez, Anterix’s Senior Vice President of Strategic Development, was featured in this digital event with West Monroe and industry leaders to discuss PLTE spectrum, technology, and share their perspectives, viewpoints, and experiences on how they are planning to evaluate and/or deploy PLTE networks.

NAMIC Atlanta Celebrates Caribbean Heritage with Callaloo Chats

NAMIC Atlanta Celebrates Caribbean Heritage with Callaloo Chats

June 9, 2021

Alice Moy-Gonzalez, Anterix’s Senior Vice President of Strategic Development, spoke on her Caribbean heritage in this celebratory panel at NAMIC. Callaloo Chats is a panel conversation at NAMIC in partnership with Anterix, Cox Enterprises, and Verizon Media. You can rewatch this panel to learn how allyship, advocacy and being authentic allowed these leaders to build and nourish their careers in their ongoing integration into the US corporate landscape.

Public Utilities Fortnightly: Utilities Networking Privately

Public Utilities Fortnightly: Utilities Networking Privately

June 1, 2021

Two top utility execs leading the transformation to private broadband networks talk about their vision and companies’ progress, in this fast-paced video.Produced by PUF’s new video team, Impact the Debate Visually, this sixth program features San Diego Gas & Electric CEO Caroline Winn and Southern Linc CEO Tami Barron (at Southern Company). Moderated by PUF’s Alex Revel. Impact the Debate Visually is a new service of Public Utilities Fortnightly to inform the PUF community on the industry’s critical issues with the most innovative, engaging and impactful videos.

Energy Central Article: Private LTE as Communications for Grid Modernization

Energy Central Article: Private LTE as Communications for Grid Modernization

May 27, 2021

Anterix’s Chief Operating Officer, Ryan Gerbrandt, has contributed an article to Energy Central’s special issue “Grid Modernization 2021: Pushing Boundaries.”

His piece discusses the importance of grid modernization and how Private LTE is the right communications network for grid modernization.

CBRS Panel

Panel: Is CBRS Key to Transforming U.S. Enterprise Networks?

May 19, 2021

Anterix was proud to be a sponsor of the Private Networks Forum. This virtual day of sessions was focused on answering the question: Are private networks the key to driving enterprises into the Industry 4.0 era? Anterix’s Chief Operating Officer, Ryan Gerbrandt, was on the panel “Is CBRS Key to Transforming U.S. Enterprise Networks?” with panelists from OnGo Alliance and Accenture.

Solution Partners Panel – The Elements That Enable Smart Grid

May 13, 2021

The smart grid is “smart” because it includes sensors, applications, and devices that use telecommunications, and computer intelligence to create, collect, analyze, and act upon data. The many exciting innovations coming on the market—innovations that are driving utilities’ digital transformations—depend upon these critical elements.

This session featured experts from the companies behind some of those innovations—Atomation, Hitachi, and LineVision— as they discussed the importance of these underlying elements that enable their game-changing products and services.

FCC Certified Devices Panel – Devices Supporting Utility Grid Evolution

May 12, 2021

As utilities modernize their infrastructure to digitalize the grid, they become increasingly reliant upon digital technologies and devices. The device ecosystem must possess the depth, sophistication, and advanced capabilities necessary to support utility requirements.

This discussion featured experts from 4RF, Telit and General Electric and their conversation addressed how devices are evolving to meet utilities’ new communications needs, and how federal device certification is an important element of that evolution.

Infrastructure Panel – Private LTE for Utilities – Investigating Secure Broadband Networks

May 11, 2021

As utilities work to deploy the next-generation of industrial-strength wireless connectivity based on LTE and 5G technologies, they will need to create private, secure, reliable, and resilient networks to support their grid modernization plans. Such transformation requires openness to new approaches, technologies and platforms supported by an ecosystem of vendors and products focused on utilities’ particular goals and challenges.

Ericsson, Motorola Solutions and Nokia have shown standards-based communications technologies previously reserved for major carrier deployments can be scaled to fit private utility networks.

Energy Central Article: The Role of Private LTE in Transforming Mutual Aid

Andrew Bordine
April 26, 2021

Anterix’s Vice President of Energy Markets and Innovation, Andrew Bordine, has contributed an article to Energy Central’s special issue “Next Big Thing: Innovations that can Change the Power Industry”. His piece discusses interoperable wireless broadband communications transforming utilities’ critical mutual aid operations, increasing resilience by improving the speed, safety, and efficiency of disaster recovery.

Alice Interview Energy Central

Alice Moy-Gonzalez, Interview by Energy Central: New Expert in the Digital Utility Community

Alice Moy-Gonzalez
April 22, 2021

Alice Moy-Gonzalez, Anterix’s Senior Vice President of Strategic Development, has been named an Energy Central Expert in the Digital Utility Community. Alice has been interviewed to welcome her into their network of experts for the Energy Central’s Welcome New Expert Interview Series.

Carlos-L'Abbate-Interview-by-Energy-Central

Carlos L’Abbate, Interview by Energy Central: New Expert in the Digital Utility Community

Carlos L’Abbate
April 16, 2021

Anterix’s Chief Technology & Engineering Officer, Carlos L’Abbate, has been named an Energy Central Expert in the Digital Utility Community. Carlos’s journey and insights on the future of the utility industry have been featured in Energy Central’s Welcome New Expert Interview Series.

Women Leaders Advancing the Future of Energy

March 25, 2021

For Women’s History Month 2021, Industry Insights will feature several trailblazing women whose work is advancing energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies. Join us for the discussion where female leaders will gather to discuss grid modernization challenges facing the U.S. utility industry, and explore industry trends and mission critical innovations needed in response to an ever evolving grid.

WIA’s Blog: Meet the Women Making a Difference in the Wireless Infrastructure Industry

Alice Moy-Gonzalez
March 4, 2021

Alice Moy-Gonzalez, Senior Vice President of Strategic Development at Anterix, was featured in the blog post by Wireless Infrastructure Association about women’s most memorable achievement during their career in the wireless infrastructure industry.

Andrew Bordine NARUC Interview

March 4, 2021

Anterix Vice President of Energy Markets and Innovation Andrew Bordine talks about DERs, LTEs, FERC Order 222, electrification, and more with NARUC Director of Communications Regina L. Davis during the Association’s Winter Policy Summit.

2021 Annual Predictions and Trends for the Power Industry Roundtable with Energy Central

February 17, 2021

If 2020 taught us anything, it is how difficult it can be to predict the future! Looking back at the Energy Central’s 2020 Special Issue Series we certainly didn’t see anyone sharing predictions on an evolving remote work environment, utility shutoff moratoriums, and digital experiences replacing in-person visits to customers. That said, thought leaders and experts in the industry did share plenty that came to fruition: from customer-driven technologies to decarbonization of the grid to digital technologies taking a leap forward and more.

Energy Central Post: Private LTE Gets Rolling in 2021: Predictions for the New Year from the Anterix Team

February 8, 2021

Anterix’s Rob Schwartz (President & CEO), Ryan Gerbrandt (COO), Alice Moy-Gonzalez (SVP Strategic Development), Chris Guttman-McCabe (Chief Regulatory & Corporate Communications Officer), and Rich Creegan (VP Sales) predict the trends that will drive the future of the industry.

DistribuTECH Plus Webinar: Collective Adoption of Private LTE Networks

December 14, 2020

Join Anterix COO Ryan Gerbrandt and Guidehouse Director of Energy, Sustainability, and Infrastructure Macky McCleary for a Q&A about how forward-thinking utilities that have invested in private LTE can create a Grid Communications Network Effect by working collectively. Utilities would multiply capabilities and maximize value through economies of scale and scope and enhance data analysis, cybersecurity monitoring, professional support and more while providing greater situational awareness across regions and even the nation.

DistribuTECH Plus Series

December 13, 2020

The DISTRIBUTECH+ free monthly series offers a variety of opportunities to meet the needs of power industry professionals. We will be participating in the January session. The theme for this session is “Grid Modernization and Energy Storage”.

Anterix will be presenting in the webinar titled “Collective Adoption of Private LTE Networks” at 11:30am ET on January 20th. This session will feature Anterix’s COO, Ryan Gerbrandt, and Guidehouse’s Director of Energy, Sustainability, and Infrastructure, Macky McCleary.

When Utility and Telecom Visionaries Talk Tomorrow’s Grid

December 10, 2020

Listen to three critical infrastructure experts explore how to architect a reliable, secure, and resilient Power Grid, while addressing sustainability and affordability in today’s climate.

The Network Effect of Grid Communications

December 10, 2020

Join Guidehouse Analyst Richelle Elberg, author of Private LTE Networks Position Utilities for Industry Transformation, Alan McIntyre of Southern Company, Chris Guttman-McCabe, Chief Regulatory and Communications Officer of Anterix, and moderator Kevin Malloy, Vice President of Customer Solutions and Strategic Development of Anterix, to hear more from them about the concept of a future grid communications network effect.

UTC Region 5 & 10

December 4, 2020

The joint UTC Region 5 and MIC/MUG annual regional event will provide timely industry education on a variety of relevant industry topics, a virtual exhibitor gallery, and peer-to-peer virtual networking opportunities. Anterix presented on The Network Effect of Grid Communications at this conference and our video is available to replay.

Building Momentum for the 900 PLTE Ecosystem

November 18, 2020

Forward-thinking utilities are targeting private LTE (PLTE) networks as key infrastructure for their grid modernization efforts. Many are viewing licensed broadband spectrum as the foundation of a more secure, resilient and reliable PLTE platform that powers the mission-critical operations of the modern, digital grid. Join Anterix, Qualcomm, Telit, Sierra Wireless, and Motorola as they present their plans and roadmap to grow a vibrant of ecosystem of commercially ready available 900 MHz devices.

The Growing Interest in Private LTE Networks for Electric Grid Modernization

Alice Moy-Gonzalez
November 13, 2020

It has been an exciting six months in the world of private LTE, and the pace has accelerated in the last few weeks.  Our push at Anterix to integrate 900 MHz private LTE into the utility sector has picked up significant steam, and the broader telecommunications and technology sectors have awakened to recognize the amazing marketplace for private broadband networks.

A collective of private LTE networks is foundational to the power grid of the future

November 10, 2020

Collectively embracing private LTE networks as the communication platform for a connected, digital and intelligent grid will lead to a broader range of benefits both for utilities and their customers. Forward-thinking utilities are investing in private LTE networks as key infrastructure for their grid modernization efforts. Envision now interconnecting these networks regionally or nationwide to multiply and extend existing capabilities and enable new ones.

Energy Central Insight August Special Issue

Energy Central Special Issue: “Visioneering the Private Networked Grid of the Future”

November 6, 2020

Creating a smart connected grid of the future is imperative for utilities. To do that means to look beyond modernization and imagine a scenario that enables them to keep up with the demands of an increasingly sophisticated customer and new and increasingly complex technology, as well as the ubiquity of two-way energy flows and the integration of DER and microgrids.

Energy Central Podcast

Podcast: Energy Central Power Perspectives™ Podcast Special Edition: “Utility Private LTE Networks” with Gil Quiniones of NYPA and Rob Schwartz of Anterix

November 5, 2020

Energy Central Power Perspectives™ Podcast host Jason Price joins Gil C. Quiniones, President and CEO of NY Power Authority (NYPA), and Rob Schwartz, President and CEO of Anterix, to discuss private LTE networks as a key enabler of the end to end digital utility.

Visioneering the Private Networked Grid of the Future

September 17, 2020

With 900 MHz spectrum for private LTE wireless broadband networks now approved for use, and auctioning of the shared CBRS spectrum, the nation’s electric utilities have an unprecedented opportunity to accelerate and advance their grid modernization and resiliency programs. Listen to industry experts discuss “visioneering” the intersection of smart communications and smart grids and the benefits that will flow from the integration of the two.

Energy Central Insight August Special Issue

Energy Central Insight August Special Issue

August 28, 2020

In an effort to guide this conversation, Energy Central has teamed up with Anterix to present this Hot Topic issue, “Visioneering the Private Networked Grid of the Future: How Do You See Private LTE Networks Shaping the Future of Utilities?”

In this special Anterix/Energy Central issue, you will learn how thought leaders and experts from across the industry “visioneer” the future of the electric grid.

Private LTE For Electric Utilities Round Table – from CBRS to 900 MHz

August 4, 2020

Private wireless broadband has been a critical unmet need for electric utilities for years. With the upcoming CBRS auction and FCC Ruling on 900 MHz, spectrum will be available for utilities to build private LTE networks and expand their broadband to the edge of the grid. Hear industry experts share their perspectives on how utilities can navigate these uncharted waters.

Issue Brief: An Overview and Reference Guide for Utility Private LTE

July 31, 2020

Anterix Private LTE spectrum helps utilities securely integrate and manage distributed resources, automate processes, monitor conditions, use artificial intelligence, and drive worker productivity to improve service and reduce operational costs.

This brief highlights how utilities can benefit from adopting Private LTE networks using Anterix technology.

Rural Broadband Opportunity: Leveraging Utilities’ New Private Wireless Communications Infrastructure

June 30, 2020

In many rural parts of the country, deploying broadband Internet service presents substantial challenges. As utilities implement new private wireless communications networks for grid control systems using licensed spectrum, certain assets and infrastructure could be shared or incrementally augmented to cost-effectively support the provision of wired or wireless broadband Internet service to consumers in the utility’s service area.

The grid of the future requires resilient, high performing, and cyber secure technology

June 23, 2020

Utilities have been forced adapt to a new operating model created by social distancing. We know yesterday’s grid won’t meet the dynamic challenges of today or into the future. Join us as we look deeper into these operational challenges that utilities face in light of all these events, explore industry trends, and identify mission critical innovations needed.

NCAC-USAEE Virtual Interview

June 3, 2020

Anterix CEO Morgan O’Brien on How Utility Access to Private Broadband Will Accelerate Grid Modernization. Recently Announced FCC Decision Widens Pathway for Utility Critical Infrastructure Advancement. The Federal Communications Commission on May 13 changed its rules to enable the use of “beachfront spectrum” in the 900 MHz band for broadband services. Morgan O’Brien, CEO of the wireless company Anterix, will tell NCAC members about the impact of the change on the energy industry.

Public Utilities Fortnightly Extra Edition

June 3, 2020

Public Utilities Fortnightly is publishing its very first extra edition. The breaking news will have such an enormous impact on utilities that this edition’s immediacy and singular focus is, in our opinion, well-deserved. Read Public Utility Fortnightly’s exclusive interviews with FCC Chair Pai, NARUC President Presley, Southern Co. CEO Fanning, U.S. Senator Warner, and former FCC and California Commissioner Chong. Also see exclusive video discussions with FCC Chair Pai, NARUC President Presley, and Southern Co. EVP-Operations Stan Connally.

NREL PLTE in ADMS Webinar

May 5, 2020

NREL, Anterix, and a 9 member Industry Advisory Board comprised of 7 leading utilities and 2 industry associations, successfully piloted a private LTE network for utility control applications.

Watch this webinar to learn how utilities can overcome control issues associated with poor signal strength and avoid the congestion of thousands of grid-edge devices, which could otherwise become a showstopper if not prioritized through private LTE.

Why Are Utilities Embracing Private LTE Networks? A Q&A with Mike Brozek of Anterix

April 17, 2020

Recently I participated in a webinar, Harness the Power of Private LTE Networks for Utilities. It examined why utilities are increasingly considering building their own private Long-Term Evolution (LTE) networks. Specifically, we explored how these networks enable utilities to reduce costs while improving connectivity with both their grid assets and their workforce.

The Path to Grid Modernization

April 14, 2020

While utilities have a history of proactively preparing for natural disasters, the ongoing COVID-19 crisis brings with it many unknown variables.

Please watch this webinar to learn more about modernizing critical infrastructure communications through private LTE.

LTE Communications Shown to Support Grid Through Critical Event

February 18, 2020

Anterix and NREL’s study on Private LTE Communications was featured in the Energy Systems Integration Facility’s (ESIF’S) 2019 book documenting their Grid Modernization Initiative.

Rishi Baskar of Ericsson 5G and Spectrum Needs

January 2, 2020

Rishi Baskar, VP Energy & Public Sector at Ericsson, speaking to Anterix (formerly pdvWireless) about the need for spectrum to realize the massive technological advances and future proofing that 5G enables.

Tami Barron President and CEO of Southern Linc on Private LTE in Electric Utilities

January 2, 2020

Tami Barron’s video, presented at the 2019 Anterix Investor Day on how Southern Linc sees private wireless broadband networks as strategic and tactical advantages for electric utilities. In their planning, they are using 4g technology as the workhorse, with the complimentary 5g technology as a layer on top.

Private LTE policy for critical infrastructure with Pete Tseronis of Dots & Bridges

November 26, 2019

Pete Tseronis, Founder and CEO of Dots and Bridges speaking to Anterix about policies that will enable the next generation of infrastructure and utilities communications.

Evaluation of Utility Advanced Distribution Management System (ADMS) and Protection Functions Over Private LTE Communications Network

Evaluation of Utility Advanced Distribution Management System (ADMS) and Protection Functions Over Private LTE Communications Network

November 3, 2019

Anterix contributed a session paper, by Jim Li, to the 2019 CIGRE US National Committee Grid of the Future Symposium. With the continued growth of both the numbers of integrated distributed energy resources (DERs) and the number of attractive utility applications involving grid-edge control of devices of local aggregators, such as home energy management systems,…

Podcast: Resilient Next-Gen Advanced Distribution Management Systems (ADMS)

October 31, 2019

Anterix’s SVP of Technology, Mike Brozek, discusses our work with the DoE’s NREL in utilizing Private LTE to enable ADMS for tomorrow’s grid.

Navigant Executive Briefing: Utility C-Suite Private LTE

October 10, 2019

Private LTE Wireless Networks are Required to Address Cybersecurity Threats, Grid Modernization and National Disasters

Private LTE Broadband Changes The Game For Utilities

March 29, 2019

Utility-grade broadband requires private networks. Wireless broadband networks require spectrum, infrastructure, and technology. Spectrum in the 900 MHz band is perfect for utility broadband.

Navigant Whitepaper: The Urgent Need for a Licensed Broadband Spectrum Allocation for Critical Infrastructure

December 19, 2018

Why the Utility Industry and Regulators Must Come Together in Support of Interoperable, Future-Proof Smart Grid Networks.

Why Do Utilities Need Private Broadband Networks and Licensed Spectrum?

December 18, 2018

Commercial networks are designed to meet a particular business model focused on serving the mass market; utility networks must be more reliable and more resilient.