Wireless Technologies for SmartGrid Deployments

White paper Belden

In this White Paper:

  • Key considerations & challenges in implementing wireless technology in smart grid deployments
  • Advantages of industrial cellular wireless communications over public networks
  • Choosing the right wireless network solution
  • Critical features for successful wireless connections


"To employ reliable communication networks in densely populated areas with numerous distribution lines in mesh topologies, wireless technologies are the most suitable option."

“Using cellular over public networks offers high penetration frequencies with the existing telecom backbone connected to the internet.”

“SmartGrid communication networks are increasingly sophisticated in design and data rates are increasing to support new grid applications including distribution automation devices, metering infrastructure, security and mobile devices.”

Download the Guide to Wireless Communication in SmartGrid Deployments* and learn more about network reliability in the production and distribution of electricity.

*Available in English, German, Portuguese and Spanish.

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