Distributech International 2024
See Ericsson demonstrate how private wireless network solutions enable a secure, reliable smart grid that offers the dependability, efficiency, and intelligence utilities need for sustainable growth.
With unmatched security, global coverage, and superior reliability, private cellular networks offer the connectivity that utilities need to build a smart grid. The end-to-end security that 3GPP standards provide, along with the scalability and resiliency of cellular connectivity, make private wireless networks an ideal choice for utilities invested in sustainable grid modernization.
Meet our leaders onsite
Hear from our speakers
Tuesday, February 27
2:40 PM – 3:10 PM EST
Rethinking Sustainable Sites for Utilities
Join experts as they discuss sustainable site use cases and address utilities' unique requirements with various sustainable cell site solutions. Sustainable power is necessary, particularly in locations where secondary voltage isn't accessible, ensuring convenient and reliable power provision. Discover the role of sustainable sites in mitigating power outages with primary and dependable backup power sources. Learn how these solutions seamlessly integrate into your utility site operations.
Senior Manager Digital Grid, Exelon,
Sales Director, Ericsson
Sales Manager, Ericsson
Thursday, February 29
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM EST
Insights from initial deployments of Private LTE
Private LTE is a transformative technology for grid modernization. In this session, you’ll hear from Investor-Owned Utilities about the questions and challenges that they faced in making a business case, obtaining spectrum, overcoming deployment obstacles, and assessing the real-world performance of the system.,
4G/5G Business Manager, Burns & McDonnell
Senior Director, Tampa Electric Co.
Vice President & Head of Utilities & Industrials, Ericsson
Senior Director, Ameren Corp
Thursday, February 29
11:20 AM – 11:50 AM EST
Room W308 AB
Securing Private LTE utility networks as a device plus network ecosystem
Join Ericsson, OneLayer, and an IOU as we delve into the details of building a unified security ecosystem for a private LTE utility network, exploring the security features provided by the cellular network, the responsibilities of device security vendors, leveraging cellular core information for implementing security policies, highlighting the role of next-generation firewalls, and discussing the function of Zero-Trust cellular security tools for secure integration with traditional IT/OT systems.
Private Network Security Director
Liron Ben Horin
VP of System Engineering, OneLayer
Head of Cybersecurity
The Southern Company