Whats this box for?

I always see these little white boxes hanging off of telephone poles. What are they used for?

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4 Answers

  • geezer
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    It could be a WiFi box.

    Lv 5
    1 month ago

    MIB flashy thingy

  • 1 month ago

    Could they be Wi-Fi hotspots? I know that Cox, for example, has quite a few hotspots located on electric poles in my city, but I don't know what they look like.

    Or it could be some kind of radio transceiver that sends the electric company some telemetry about how much juice is flowing through that part of the grid, to help them diagnose and fix problems remotely without sending a person and a car out there?

    • Joe
      Lv 7
      1 month agoReport

      I'm thinking some sort of electric utility telemetry, too.

  • 1 month ago

    that might be where they put the batteries or whatever in it

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