Posted on 10 April 2013.
RCR Wireless News Editor-in-Chief Dan Meyer was joined by esteemed guests, including long-time industry analysts Roger Entner, former FCC Commissioner Harold Furchtgott-Roth, former Senior Attorney with the Competition Division in the FCC’s Office of General Counsel Lawrence Spiwak and former FCC Wireless Bureau Chief Fred Campbell in taking a look at the regulatory challenges facing [...]
by RCR Wireless News Posted in Carriers, Devices, Enabler Apps, Enterprise, Enterprise Mobile and Wireless, Facilitators, FCC Wireless Regulations, Featured, FirstNet, Free, Free, Frontpage, Infrastructure, Infrastructure: Site Equipment Solutions, Location Based Services, Mobile Content, Mobile Data, Mobile Devices, Networks, Opinion, Public Safety, RCR Events, Smart Grid, Spectrum Auction, Towers, towers, Webinars, wi-fi, Wireless, Wireless Application Developers, Wireless Facts and Figures, Wireless Internet, Wireless Network Infrastructure, Wireless Providers, Wireless Retailers, Wireless Technology
Posted on 27 March 2013.
Maintenance windows were originally designed to allow for downtime when the majority of users were asleep and not using the services. In today’s mobile “always on” world, maintenance windows are no longer viable. Businesses and consumers alike expect “always on”, 24x7x365 services. Users assume and demand that services are always available, whether from Alaska at 2 a.m. [...]
by RCR Wireless News Posted in Associations, Carriers, Customer Care, Customers, Devices, Enterprise, Featured, Free, Free, Frontpage, Mobile Data, Networks, Smart Grid, Software, Towers, towers, Webinars, wi-fi, Wireless, Wireless Facts and Figures, Wireless Internet, Wireless Network Infrastructure, Wireless Providers, Wireless Retailers, Wireless Technology
Posted on 19 December 2012.
As wireless service providers look for new revenue opportunities, the smart grids being planned by utilities in North America and Europe are receiving more and more attention. Not all power providers are willing to outsource their communications networks, so some telecom companies are learning that strategic partnerships can make the difference. In the United Kingdom, [...]
by Martha DeGrasse Posted in Smart Grid
Posted on 05 June 2012.
GridSense’s launch of its Grid InSite software tool highlights the increasing intersection between the network analytics and optimization capabilities required by smart grid energy operators and telecommunications network operators. At the heart of the solution, Grid InSite applies link sensors and monitors to provide analytics data that smart grid operators can then use to optimize [...]
by Jason Marcheck Posted in Infrastructure, Smart Grid
Posted on 11 October 2011.
SAN DIEGO – The GSMA poked its head into the domestic space this week, announcing a new report showing that connected devices are set to increase to 24 billion by 2020, with those devices connected to mobile networks surging 100% to 12 billion. That report was announced the evening prior to the official opening of [...]
by Dan Meyer Posted in Associations, By The Numbers, Carriers, Devices, Enterprise, Enterprise Mobile and Wireless, Enterprise Mobile and Wireless, M2M, Mobile Devices, Smart Grid, Wireless Facts and Figures, Wireless M2M Telemetry, Wireless Technology
Posted on 22 August 2011.
Advances in smart-grid utility networks are taking place steadily, with announcements in the United States, China and Europe this month. Notably, Duke Energy Corp. (DUK) said it would support using cellular networks for its smart-grid backbone; Alcatel-Lucent (ALU) is working with a Chinese utility company to use technology to better manage energy; and a research [...]
by Tracy Ford Posted in Enterprise, Smart Grid
Posted on 17 August 2011.
Will the “consumerization of IT” affect how smart grids are perceived or participated in by both utility workers and ratepayers? To my mind, that’s not just a valid discussion point—it’s an immediate imperative. Mobility is a critical forefront in productivity and customer engagement.……
by Phil Carson Posted in Enterprise, Smart Grid
Posted on 16 August 2011.
An increase in the machine-to-machine market may be driven by smart grid adoption, which is in its very beginnings in Brazil and other Latin American countries due to the lack of regulation. However, companies such as Elster Group believes that both Brazil and Latin America are potential growth markets.
by Roberta Prescott Posted in Enterprise, M2M, Smart Grid
Posted on 14 July 2011.
Campaigners against smart grids say the radio networks they use will cause cancer. …
by Peter Judge Posted in Enterprise, Smart Grid