About Western Power Distribution

UK utility company Western Power Distribution (WPD) provides electricity to 7.8 million customers across a 55,000 square kilometre service area which covers the Midlands, South West England and South Wales.
Western Power Distribution


  • Digital radio system covering 200 sites across the Midlands, South West and Wales
  • Serves 3,500 Western Power Distribution field engineering staff in support of 7.8 million customers
  • Radio coverage across 55,000 km2
  • 14,000 data devices deployed ensuring a resilient grid infrastructure
  • Helping underpin the restoration of power within 60 mins
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