Kansas City Power and Light (KCP&L), an electric utility company in Kansas City, Missouri, has a reputation as one of the most reliable energy suppliers in the Midwest. After acquiring another utility company, KCP&L found themselves with an unreliable communications network comprised of three entirely separate radio systems. These systems covered different parts of their service area, but couldn’t communicate with one another.

With 850,000 customers to look after over 18,000 square miles, their current radio systems’ lack of... Continue Reading

In dangerous working environments, safety is not only a priority — it’s a requirement. When sending workers into hazardous areas, excellent communications are key to ensuring they remain safe. But the right communications can do more than just improve worker safety; they can also vastly increase efficiency, leading to greater return on investment for your organization.

Below are the challenges that workers in hazardous areas face and the recommended solutions that you may consider for your organization:

1) Challenge: Volatile... Continue Reading