Utilities Telecom Market Spending Forecast – September 2011

Utilities could spend at least 3.2 billion on telecommunications equipment and services this year, according to a study released today by the Utilities Telecom Council (UTC). This level of communications spending represents a 21% increase over the estimated 2.64 billion utilities spent in 2009 and at least a 3% rise over the 3.1 billion spent in 2010. and upgrading utility communications and information technology.