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Washington D.C. Utility-based Company Washington D.C.

Westell was contacted through a distributor partner to provide a utility-based company in Washington D.C. a comprehensive outside plant solution for their location. The utility company required a partner that provided advanced outdoor cabinet solutions to house its sensitive backhaul equipment, which resides just a few feet from its dedicated EPR site. The data captured from the EPR unit is transmitted via cable (232) infrastructure to the modem, which has a 900 megahertz antenna. It then transmit over the air back to the site, which then processes the data.

The utility company chose Westell primarily for the company’s ability to provide customized OSP solutions, offering cabinets that would meet the harsh requirements and ensure long life operation without corrosion. The immediate benefit of choosing Westell that it no longer needs to pay recurring fees to carriers for cell modem backhaul – providing significant savings as well as unsurpassed security and reliability.

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