Facing an inadequate communications network that would no longer support necessary transmission operations, Prairie Power Incorporated took initiative to work with for-profit companies, telephone cooperatives, and its own members to strategically upgrade to a broadband network, while utilizing existing assets to gain efficiencies and save money. The result was a successful strategic sourcing approach that ultimately allowed PPI to launch a host of new services to benefit its members, including centralized distribution SCADA, infrastructure as a service (IaaS), and IT cybersecurity services. Find out more in this advisory:

  • Advisory: Prairie Power's Broadband System Enabled Wide Area Network

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