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Private Utility Broadband Getting Traction

Grid modernization and digitization are driving utilities to move beyond legacy narrowband communications to advanced private broadband solutions. Earlier this year, I was asked to help launch a new grassroots movement specifically focused on utility private broadband needs and challenges. Launched at Distributech, the Utility Broadband Alliance (UBBA) aims to assist its members in planning, designing and deploying secure, reliable and resilient private broadband networks to support America’s transforming critical infrastructure. Utilities globally are either planning or is in the midst of some grid modernization project. They’re all moving in the direction of trying to figure out how to bri

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