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Grid Net says it has extended its software platform and added a range of new features to support 3G public cellular smart grid deployments.

The Grid Net Platform v2.7, a centrally managed and distributed smart grid network operating system, now supports 4G WiMAX, 4G LTE, Ethernet over Fiber Optic, and 3G UMTS and EVDO CDMA cellular, according to the company.

The platform provides configurable tools to optimize scalable cellular network access and admission control, control signaling, content distribution, communications network health and service restoration, according to the company.

Other features of the new platform include content distribution optimization and control, off-peak network utilization, differential state synchronization and configurable connectivity.

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