Security another reason utilities are trying private LTE networks
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- Jan 29, 2021 9:24 pm GMTJan 29, 2021 8:13 pm GMT
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Electric power companies are finding many uses for private wireless broadband networks — from voice and data communications to piloting and getting pictures and data from unmanned aerial vehicles as they inspect power lines.
The CEO of a company that wants to provide 900 megahertz spectrum to electric power companies for wireless networks using the Long-Term Evolution standard thinks they can be used to increase cybersecurity, too.
Anterix President and CEO Rob Schwartz told International Wireless Communications Expo’s Urgent Communications website earlier this month that his company is looking at hardware and software security products that can deployed with LTE networks.