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CURRENT Group Broadband Overview : Description Of The "Broadband Over Powerline (BPL) Services" Diagram Shown On Slide 5


At the top of this diagram is a box entitled "Multiple Services from a single fixed network." From this box are arrows pointing to three images with words:
  • "Smart Grid Services" (with a photo of an electronic meter): Applications for electronic utilities that increase reliability and security while decreasing costs
  • Communication services (with a photo of a hand plugging a modem into an electrical outlet): High performance voice, video and data services accessible through electric outlets for residential and commercial customers
  • Additional services (with a photo of a wireless communications tower): Wireless communications, homeland security, weather monitoring and others

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Updated June 25, 2015

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