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

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Collective utility action to deploy private networks will drive increasing value from the network of networks effect. Private broadband networks are becoming critical infrastructure for Utility Industry modernization efforts today and will be even more important in the future. Private LTE networks offer utilities ownership, greater control and security with a network that can operate outside of public domain. This enormous change opens the door for utilities to broaden their vision and collectively envision how their PLTE networks can become the foundation for a nationwide interconnected network of PLTE networks that protects and enhances the future digital grid. Industry standardization around technology and functionality will provide innovation at scale to maximize the value of these mission critical strategic investments.

In this episode of the Energy Central Power Perspectives™ Podcast, Host Jason Price will be joined by Gil C. Quiniones, President and CEO of NY Power Authority (NYPA), and Rob Schwartz, President and CEO of Anterix, to discuss PLTE networks as a key enabler of the end to end digital utility. They also will explore the significant power and benefit the utility sector could experience by moving forward with collective action that would maximize value through interoperability and economies of scale and scope. Forward-thinking companies like NYPA already are investing in LTE platforms as part of its next generation digital transformation effort. Anterix is committed to enabling private broadband for utilities with its 900 MHz spectrum.


A special thanks to Anterix for supporting this edition of the Energy Central Power Perspectives Podcast.


Key Links
Gil Quiniones’s Energy Central Profile:

“Communications is a fundamental issue”: NYPA’s Gil Quiniones on Its LTE Network Deployment:

Rob Schwartz’s Energy Central Profile:

Grid of the Future: Overcoming Today’s Challenges, Setting Foundation for Tomorrow:




As a reminder, the Energy Central Power Perspectives™ Podcast is continually looking for the authors of the most insightful articles and the members with most impactful voices within the Energy Central community and we'll invite them to discuss further so we can dive even deeper into these compelling topics.

This special edition of the Energy Central Power Perspectives™ Podcast was hosted by Jason Price of West Monroe and was made possible by Anterix.


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