Free Webinar: Harness the Power of Private LTE Networks for Utilities

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FREE WEBINAR: Harness the Power of Private LTE Networks for Utilities
August 18th, 2020 - 11am PT | 2pm ET | Register today!


Historically, utilities have preferred to own their own communications networks as it allows them more control over network reliability, security and coverage. Long-Term Evolution (LTE) technology, once thought of only for public wireless carriers, is now available to utilities in a “private” form.  

Private LTE is a game changer because it addresses traditional reliability and security concerns, but also provides flexible and extensible capabilities that can help a utility drive productivity and improved grid operations. 

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As utilities implement more IoT sensors and controls into the grid, the case for building and operating a private, secure LTE network becomes more apparent.

Register for this webinar and discover:

  • Current and future trends for private LTE networks
  • Why utilities need to advance their communication technologies
  • The roadmap for deploying and operating a private network
  • Recommendations for working with the right solution partners

Join us!

FREE WEBINAR: Harness the Power of Private LTE Networks for Utilities
August 18th, 2020 - 11am PT | 2pm ET | Register today!


Dan Shey, Vice President, Enabling Platforms, ABI Research

Dan Shey, Vice President, Enabling Platforms, at ABI Research, manages the M2M, IoT & IoE and Digital Security research services, which cover the telecom,  industrial, IT and OT ecosystems with a focus on devices, connectivity, platforms, applications, big data/analytics, convergence, and strategic analysis of the entire IoT value chain extending from devices through value-added services. He plays an essential role in helping clients decipher the complex relationships and opportunities across the “digital first” and “physical first” domains.

Prior to joining ABI Research, Dan worked as an independent technology business consultant. This included engagements for a mobile asset tracking/mapping products firm, a web-based pay-for-performance marketing company, a startup voice services business, and a business process and IT consulting firm. He also executed contract research projects for ABI Research.

With more than 25 years of industry experience, Dan frequently authors reports and insights that extend across the IoT, industrial, consumer and enterprise segments. Dan is frequently quoted in major industry trade and business media, including The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, CNN, Wireless Week, PC World, Cellular-News, and Network World.


Mike Brozek, SVP, Technology & Engineering, Anterix

Mike Brozek is a 30-year veteran of the electricity industry, most recently serving as Director of Infrastructure and Telecom at a Kansas-based utility.

At Anterix, Mike serves as the Senior Vice President of Technology & Engineering where he’s responsible for developing private LTE solutions tailored to meet customer needs that provide enhanced functionality, reliability, security and scalability for their communications networks.

Anterix is a NJ based company focused on empowering the modernization of critical infrastructure and enterprise business communications by enabling broadband connectivity using its 900 MHz spectrum.


Warren Westrup, Director Business Development – Utility/Industrial, Sierra Wireless

Warren Westrup has more than 25 years of experience working in the electric and gas utility industry as well as experience in wireless communications. Warren started his career as a Field Engineer in GE’s utility services group.  He then worked for CPS Energy as an Instrumentation/Control Engineer at CPS Energy’s coal and gas fired generating plants.  Warren then moved into wireless telecom; holding engineering and sales positions at Motorola, AT&T and Verizon.

Warren is now the Director of Business Development at Sierra Wireless.  In his role, he partners with utility consultants, OEMs and telecom carriers so they can take full advantage of Sierra Wireless’ solutions.

He is a licensed Professional Engineer and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and a Master of Business Administration degree from Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio.

FREE WEBINAR: Harness the Power of Private LTE Networks for Utilities
August 18th, 2020 - 11am PT | 2pm ET | Register today!


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