Outage Not Helping Utilities' Plea For More Spectrum

Rockwell, Mark
September 2003
Wireless Week;9/15/2003, Vol. 9 Issue 19, p19
Trade Publication
Presents views on the impact of the blackout in North America in August 2003, on the plea of electrical utility lobbyist and wireless industry analysts in the U.S. for more spectrum for the utility industry of the country. Investigations on the communications systems that link electric utilities; Remarks from United Telecom Council president and COO Bill Moroney, on the role of communications systems in the blackout; Views from Roger Entner, program manager at The Yankee Group on the correlation between spectrum and the ability of the electrical and wireless industry to restore power online.


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