Schweitzer Drive Podcast

Can You Hear Me Now? Why “Best Effort” Isn’t Good Enough for Mission-Critical Telecommunications

Power system telecommunication networks have very different needs than those driving internet and broadband technology. Can you imagine a utility having to wait to learn about a fault while their network buffered? In this episode, Dave Whitehead talks with communications experts Ken Fodero and Paul Robertson about the history of power system communications and why reliable, high-speed, deterministic communication networks are critical to keeping the lights on.