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CalAmp and GMP to Hold Webinar on Advanced Smart Grid Networking
Tuesday, 13 November 2012 08:33

Learn How GMP Utilized an LTE Network and CalAmp’s Fusion to Complete its Smart Grid Project

Nov.  13, 2012  - CalAmp Corp. (NASDAQ: CAMP), a leading provider of wireless products, services and solutions, and Green Mountain Power (GMP), Vermont’s largest utility, announced today that a webinar will be held at 1 p.m. CST, November 15, on the topic of Advanced Smart Grid Networking.  The webinar, “A Case Study: GMP leverages LTE for a Smart Grid”, will detail how GMP reached its decision to utilize the LTE network of Vermont Telephone Company (VTel) and CalAmp’s Fusion wireless router in its Smart Grid project.

Webinar attendees will learn the challenges GMP overcame in building out its Smart Grid network, including the lack of contiguous backhaul available in Vermont. Attendees will also learn how GMP utilized grant funds to support VTel’s build-out of an LTE network and how the two entities collaborated on a service level agreement.  And when GMP was confronted with the fact that no suitable wireless customer premise equipment was commercially available to complete its Smart Grid project, learn why it turned to CalAmp to solve the problem.

If interested in learning how to deploy a Smart Grid and how you can centralize the large volume of data in a scalable and economical way, attend this webinar.  Ideal webinar attendees will be anyone deploying a Smart Grid and any utility, whether investor owned, municipally owned or Co-Op.

To attend this free webinar, visit this link to register:  http://www.calamp.com/our-company/news-a-events/event-schedule/82-news/354-lte-webinar.

About CalAmp

CalAmp develops and markets wireless communications solutions that deliver data, voice and video for critical networked communications and other applications. The Company's two business segments are Wireless DataCom, which serves utility, governmental and enterprise customers, and Satellite, which focuses on the North American Direct Broadcast Satellite market. For more information, visit www.calamp.com.

About Green Mountain Power

Green Mountain Power generates, transmits, distributes and sells electricity in Vermont and is a leader in wind and solar generation. It serves nearly 300,000 customers. For more information, visit www.greenmountainpower.com.

About Vermont Telephone Company

VTel is a family-owned telephone company that began serving rural Vermont in 1890. It operates a four-state optical fiber network from Vermont with connections to New York City, Boston, and Montreal, with speeds of 10 Gig to 100 Gig, serving some of the most intensive data users in the Northeast.  For more information, visit www.vermontel.com.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 November 2012 08:42