Spoken language remains the most important way to interact with people, especially in an emergency situation, and voice networks form an essential component in utility networks for day-to-day maintenance and quickly addressing faults when the occur.
Utilities' voice networks stretch over large areas and require special features to monitor and control the electricity grid. ABB has years of experience integrating voice communication for utilities so that people can interact with various technologies from every corner of a utility's network. Voice Switch iS3000
SOPHO iS3000 PBX combines packet switched IP and traditional circuit-switched TDM (Time Division Multiplex) telephony on one platform. That means: openness for the future plus a maximum of investment protection for existing terminal devices, applications, and infrastructure.