Part 1: Role and lifecycle of cellular communications



In the early days of the smart grid, most pioneers used purpose-built RF mesh networks for smart metering and distribution automation. In the past two years, however, cellular technology has emerged as a viable option.

But when does cellular really make sense... and when does it not? That's the topic of SGN's March 14, 2013 webinar with these experts from Qualcomm and SAIC:

·         Jason Ellis, Staff Manager, Business Development, Qualcomm

·         Sunvir Gujral, Product Manager, Qualcomm

·         Jeff Norman, VP Emerging Technologies, SAIC

In this first segment, Jason Ellis of Qualcomm discusses the role and lifecycle of cellular communications technology, including the business case for 3G-enabled smart grid systems and some common misconceptions.




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