The need for broadband, which has intensified during this time of high levels of remote work, is increasing the need to add equipment to utility poles. Communications companies frequently lack knowledge of safety rules for joint use, placing the burden entirely on electricity cooperatives' Engineering and Operations staff to ensure compliance. This Draft Guide for Joint Use: an Engineering & Operation Perspective, developed by NRECA's Transmission and Distribution Engineering Committee (TDEC), gives a quick reference to key rules and industry expectations. Find out more in this advisory:

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