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Water networks to trial for broadband delivery in Britain

The initiative to deliver high speed broadband to rural areas will be accompanied with water leak detection technology.

PRIME addresses new communication challenges embracing BPL

The PRIME Alliance embraces BPL complementing its existing NB-PLC technology to meet the communication requirements for the evolution of the grid. Advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) has motivated most of the communication deployments for low voltage (LV) networks.  Narrowband power line communications (NB-PLC) have...

Tombigbee Electric to offer fibre-to-the-home network services

Tombigbee Electric Power Association has selected Conexon to design and manage the development of a fiber-to-the-home network.

PLC smart metering networks are telecom networks

by Víctor Dominguez Richards, CEO, Arkossa The history of using the power lines to transmit information is full of challenges, has seen a few technological breakthroughs and is transforming the value and usage of one...
Bristol Water

Enabling tomorrow’s power grid and new business models

How can utilities move to a smart grid and beyond? That is the top concern among operations executives in EMEA power utilities, according to a survey conducted by market research and consultancy firm Longitude. As...

E.ON chooses PRIME’s BPL for its Communikationmix SmartWAN

“Based on several smart metering pilots, E.ON chooses PRIME’s Broadband Powerline (BPL) for its Communikationmix SmartWAN” says Mr Elmar Peine from E.ON Deutschland at the first PRIME BPL workshop. More than 60 participants from over 15...

Utility boosts customer numbers with broadband offering

Origin Energy is attracting customers with a convenient broadband offering.

EU focus: Elektriveli backs state funding on consumer access to high-speed internet

In Estonia, state utility Elektriveli will invest in improving consumer access to high-speed internet. The energy provider will add millions to the €20 million allocated by the government to bring high-speed internet coverage to almost...

Study identifies 6 trends in US smart home market

Parks Associates has issued a new report analysing the US smart home market. Findings of the study include: Broadband households are buying additional smart devices as more purchase channels open to them 16% of broadband...
Utility cybersecurity

Smart grids driving growth in power line communication market

According to the "Power Line Communication - Global Market Outlook (2017-2026)" report, the global power line communication market accounted for $5.12 billion in 2017 and is expected to reach $13.38 billion by 2026 growing...