Stay Focused on Job One: Power

Gibbons, Kent
July 2006
Multichannel News;7/31/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 30, p20
The author reflects on the emergence of broadband on power lines (BPL) in the U.S. One of the cities in the country where BPL were deployed is in Cincinnati, Ohio where 50,000 homes are covered by provider Current Communications in collaboration with Duke Energy. According to Neil Sequeira, venture capital executive of General Catalyst Partners, there are several issues to be faced before BPL goes mainstream including one concerning the inability of Internet Protocol signals to go through the transformers on power poles.


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