Definition: Backhaul Communications

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Backhaul Communications

The infrastructure used to connect the AMI head-end system to the AMI data collectors or access points. Backhaul communications typically utilize fiber-optic cables, high speed wireless connections, or other networks that can handle large amounts of data. Backhaul communications can utilize utility-owned infrastructure or third party communications providers.[1]

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