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Development Of Business Opportunities For Electric Utilities In Fiber Optics In The United States
Author(s): Charles M. Meehan
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Paper 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.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 September 1987
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0734, Fibre Optics '87, (17 September 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.938008
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Charles M. Meehan, Keller and Heckman (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0734:
Fibre Optics '87
Lionel R. Baker, Editor(s)

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