BGAN General News

Benton County Electric Solves Metering Infrastructure Connectivity in Remote Areas

Network Innovations partnering with Inmarsat using BGAN M2M services has overcome Benton County Electric System (BCES) challenge to roll out automated metering infrastructure throughout remote areas in Tennessee.  The rural electric cooperative began an initiative 5 years ago to install automated metering that would collect data in real-time allowing the BCES team to respond to customers needs providing more cost effective and efficient services.  Working with Network Innovations, BCES is able to utilize the Inmarsat BGAN M2M service for a reliable, IP-based, real-time connectivity that is always available connecting monitoring and control applications in remote, unmanned locations.  Read the full story…