The new Cisco Connected Grid 2G/3G/4G Multimode LTE GRWIC modules greatly expand the capabilities of the Cisco 2000 Series Connected Grid Routers.
Cisco Connected Grid 2G/3G/4G Multimode LTE GRWIC modules offer more WAN connectivity options by providing access to the cellular second-, third-, and fourth-generation (2G, 3G, and 4G) Long Term Evolution ( LTE) networks available from various service providers.
Wireless connectivity can be used as a cheaper alternative to wired connections, and can serve as both a primary or secondary WAN connection. The GRWIC offers backwards compatibility with 2G, 3G, and the new 4G LTE cellular technologies.
Features and Capabilities
The Cisco 2010 Connected Grid Router (CGR 2010) is designed specifically for use in connected energy applications such as:
- Grid automation
- Distributed generation
- Integrated renewable energy
- Trackside substations
- Water, oil, and gas applications