Kathy Nelson, Director, Technical Product Marketing & Industry Relations, Ondas Networks
For several decades, critical infrastructure entities, such as oil and gas, utilities, rail, and first responders, among others, have relied on their own telecommunications networks.
Tim Godfrey, Technical Executive at Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
The electric utility and critical infrastructure industries prefer licensed spectrum to deploy highly reliable wireless field area networks. Utilities lack access to suitable spectrum to meet their increasing communications needs.
F.H. (Rick) Smith, IT infrastructure Architect, Chevron
On March 1, the Senate introduced a bill, known as the Developing Innovation and Growing the Internet of Things (DIGIT) Act, which directs the FCC to complete a report assessing spectrum needs required to support the internet of things (IoT), in anticipation of fostering innovation, jobs and proving useful capabilities to all of us.