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Broadband Breakfast Club Environmental Session Prompts Debate Over Systems ReliabilityFCC, National Broadband Plan, Smart Grid November 11th, 2009
WASHINGTON, November 11, 2009 – The creation of a “smart grid” for electricity conservation may lead to parallel telecommunications networks by both utilities and traditional telephone communications providers; whether or not this was a positive development was debated at the Broadband Breakfast Club on Tuesday.
The “smart grid” enables communications about electric transmissions over that electric infrastructure. Broadband, or high-speed internet access, has traditionally occurred over telephone, cable or wireless networks.