Category: Smart Grid

Sprint and GridNet: US Smart Grid

Sprint and GridNet have teamed up to provide nationwide wireless connectivity for smart meters and routers on Sprint’s 4G network. GridNet describes its unique market positions as follows: Universal Management — first Utility NOC Network Management System to manage all…

FCC White Spaces vote

The FCC is set to vote on the White Spaces spectrum on September 22nd. The White Space is the spectrum buffer in between TV signals that ensures channels do not interfere with each other. As you might expect local broadcasters…

Mobile Venture Capital

A new report on GigaomPro (subscription required) looks at the venture capital environment for mobile and wireless companies. This first chart shows the total VC investing from Q3 09 to Q2 10. The report cites two main factors that are…

Cisco buys Arch Rock

Cisco continues its push towards smart grid technology with the announced purchase of Arch Rock. From Gigaom: “With the acquisition of Arch Rock, Cisco will now own a wireless mesh network technology product that can connect smart meters to utilities’…