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Using Batteries to Prevent Telecommunications Systems Failures

Using Batteries to Prevent Telecommunications Systems Failures


On-grid and off-grid telecommunications towers require high-performance energy sources. Reliable backup equipment is crucial to maintaining a rapidly increasing demand for mobile services during unexpected power outages and natural disasters. To prevent telecommunications systems from failing, batteries are used to ensure applications such as fixed-wireless, fixed-wireline, broadband, and fiber optic distribution remains uninterrupted for consumers.

Technavio, a market research firm identified in a report, the top battery vendors in the telecommunications industry.

  1. East Penn Manufacturing

One of the leading vendors identified in Technavio’s report is East Penn Manufacturing. This manufacturer offers a wide variety of batteries and battery-related accessories, including lead-acid batteries, cable products, and wires. It also operates through four main subsidiaries:

  • Ecoult
  • MK Battery
  • East Penn International
  • East Penn Canada


  1. Exide Technologies

A vendor focused on a worldwide market of customers with a need for complex stored energy, Exide Technologies offers customers a full-service battery solution. This includes lead-acid batteries that are designed for a wide array of applications and systems. These include:

  • RVs
  • SUVs
  • Trucks
  • Marine Fleets
  • Commercial Vehicles

Other notable vendors include:

A successful telecommunications system needs the right battery for the job. Take a look at the vendors above, as well as the linked report, for more information that might help aid you with your decision.

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Valerie Stephen