September 12, 2016
What does it take to provide training, emergency and technical assistance and communications to 90 member municipalities and 1.2 million customers?ElectriCities
, which maintains this complex network that covers thousands of square miles and collects data from a variety of meters and telemetry equipment in order to offer communications and management services to its member utilities, decided on an LTE solution. The LTE solution gives ElectriCities a dependable network connection for frequent meter reading, while being flexible enough to support communications with Schneider, Itron, JEMStar and SEL devices.
The Digi TransPort® WR31 LTE router
from Digi International gave ElectriCities the right combination of both reliability and flexibility: achieved thorough VPN performance and HALT testing, backed by a 5-year warranty, via the software-defined multicarrier support that permits the same WR31 unit to switch between Verizon, AT&T and all other North American LTE carriers.