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Public Utilities, Telecommunications

5 ways to proactively protect government networks

May 18, 2022

Via: FCW

Adversaries appear to launch attacks with impunity, and their newfound speed and aggression has had a damaging impact on our national security. Read More on FCW


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

The future of urban networks: The relationship between edge-cloud and 5G (Reader Forum)

May 17, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

According to a recent PwC report, the roll out of 5G will bring value in many industries, and not just by being faster than 4G or having a wider reach than Wi-Fi 6, but because it will provide “bandwidth by […]


Basic Services, Civil Service

The public power option should be a community decision

May 12, 2022

Via: Utility Dive

​​​​Dozens of communities contact the American Public Power Association every year, seeking information on public power and the process of forming a public power utility. Currently, many cities are exploring public power as an avenue to achieve greater access to […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

PennDOT releases long-range plan for transportation project investments

May 12, 2022

Via: Transportation Today News

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) recently released its 2045 Long-Range Transportation Plan (LRTP), establishing the priorities and critical transportation strategies that will guide project investments. “Long-range planning is an important function of PennDOT in that it compels us to […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Exelon earnings fall after generation spin-off, but clean energy plans promise increased growth

May 11, 2022

Via: Utility Dive

Slimming down its operations to improve the bottom line by focusing on transmission and distribution and separating out its generation assets had a small impact on Exelon’s net income in the first quarter of 2022. The change lowered first-quarter earnings […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

Pennsylvania legislation would modernize management of state’s public transportation systems

May 10, 2022

Via: Transportation Today News

Legislation soon to be introduced in the state Senate would modernize the management of the state’s public transportation systems. The legislation would update Title 74 to provide predictability in capital funding and increase local control in transit decisions. The bill […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Freepoint Eco-Systems Works with Van Dyk to Open Advanced Plastic Recycling Facility

May 10, 2022

Via: Waste360

Norwalk, CT Freepoint Eco-Systems LLC (“Freepoint Eco-Systems”) is committed to helping develop the circular plastic economy. To realize this mission of turning waste plastic, that would otherwise be landfilled or incinerated, into recycled materials, Freepoint Eco-Systems has announced the construction […]


Infrastructure, Public Works

Connecticut DOT launches initiative to develop Customer Experience Action Plan

May 5, 2022

Via: Transportation Today News

The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) recently launched an initiative to develop a Customer Experience Action Plan for public transportation customers statewide. The goals of the plan are to understand changing customer needs, expectations, and desires for the state’s transit […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Waste Connections Sees Uptick in Solid Waste Pricing, Excels in Q1 2022

May 4, 2022

Via: Waste360

As the company enters its 25th anniversary year, Waste Connections (WC) reported a ‘better than expected’ Q1 2022 on accelerated acquisition activity and volume growth. CEO and President Worthing F. Jackman said that $175 million in annualized revenues have closed […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

What is Minimization of Drive Tests (MDT) in 5G?

May 4, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

The MDT solution taps user equipment (UE) to collect field measurements Introduced in 3GPP Rel-10, Minimization of Drive Test (MDT) is a standardized mechanism designed to enable operators to use user devices in a network to collect mobile network data, […]