17 September 1987 Development Of Business Opportunities For Electric Utilities In Fiber Optics In The United States
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Proceedings Volume 0734, Fibre Optics '87; (1987) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.938008
Event: Sira/Fibre Optics '87, 1987, London, United Kingdom
Abstract
Over the past several years, electric utilities operating within the United States have become interested in diversifying into the commercial telecommunications business by constructing fiber optics systems primarily in the static wire of their transmission systems. This paper will discuss how legal and regulatory obstacles were overcome by American utilities which have entered this market. It will conclude with an assessment of the steps which must be taken by a utility in order to enter the telecommunications market.
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Charles M. Meehan, Charles M. Meehan, "Development Of Business Opportunities For Electric Utilities In Fiber Optics In The United States", Proc. SPIE 0734, Fibre Optics '87, (17 September 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.938008; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.938008
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