Electric power industry getting more satellite communications services to choose from
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- Jun 9, 2021 10:35 am GMTJun 8, 2021 10:26 pm GMT
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Companies in the electric power industry that want to upgrade their wireless telecommunications systems are looking to the sky more frequently.
That’s not because they’re exasperated. It’s because using satellite providers to link their mobile workers and gather data from equipment in remote locations is becoming an increasingly viable alternative for them.
Satellite telecommunications systems have been around since the 1980s, although for many years they didn’t have a large customer base outside of FBI Special Agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully, who must have used them extensively, because they got better mobile phone reception in Siberia in the 1990s than most people get in New York City now.