Smart Utilities Lead to Smart Cities
- Dec 7, 2021 4:39 am GMT
Florida’s Fort Pierce Utilities Authority (FPUA) is expanding its horizons and its business model. The utility will offer fiber-based broadband to the local community. Has FPUA got a great idea or is this a shot in the dark? Admittedly, they’re headed into "the unknown.” “This is not a familiar path that has been taken,” Javier Cisneros, P.E., director of utility support services for FPUA says. “It’s a very uncomfortable position for [FPUA] leadership to be in, and it takes time for them to see the vision that this could create.” The utility’s leap is not based on blind faith.
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