CCI Systems, Inc. Announces Strategic Teaming Agreement with the Autonomy Institute

Iron Mountain, MI – March 19, 2024 – CCI Systems, Inc. a leading provider of consulting, engineering, technical, and sustainability services for the telecommunications industry, today announced a strategic teaming agreement with the Autonomy Institute, a non-profit organization accelerating the “Path to Commerce” for Intelligent Infrastructure Economic Zones nationwide.

Intelligent Infrastructure Economic Zones accelerate the Civic & Market Economy by building the foundation for entrepreneurial and innovation ecosystems. These zones will support dozens of industry, community, and governmental stakeholders. Some of the robust use cases support open, inclusive, and sustainment in the region and include:

  • Distributed works centers to end the digital divide.
  • Automated mobility districts to improve transport and access.
  • Improved public safety and response.
  • Improved knowledge and information sharing with the community.
  • Sovereign Data exchanges to simplify data connection and sharing.
  • Automated urban logistics to improve supply chain management.
  • Telehealth to provide responsive health solutions.
  • The infrastructure enabled venture studio to accelerate innovation.

“We are thrilled to partner with the Autonomy Institute,” said Stu Lahti, SVP & CTO at CCI Systems. “Their commitment to responsible innovation and their deep understanding of emerging technologies perfectly aligns with our mission of delivering cutting-edge solutions that enhance the lives of people everywhere.”

 The agreement will leverage the combined strengths of both organizations:

  • CCI Systems: Offers extensive expertise in consulting, engineering, and technical, and sustainability, with a proven track record of delivering complex projects on time and within budget.
  • Autonomy Institute: Working with infrastructure investors to develop $100 million Intelligent Infrastructure Economic Zones to support the deployment of 10s of thousands of Public Infrastructure Network Nodes, also known as PINNs, across communities, private campuses, cities, and highways. Intelligent Infrastructure will create resilient cities, end the Digital Divide, and support Industry 4.0. This powerful partnership will initially focus on supporting the rollout of autonomous projects in Texas.

“SH130 is the modern-day equivalent of Route 66, supporting dozens of communities, and enabling 21st-century solutions,” said Jeffrey DeCoux, Chairman and Autonomy Fellow at the Autonomy Institute. “Intelligent Infrastructure touches the day-to-day life of each of our citizens and is crucial to competitiveness and prosperity. CCI Systems has helped deploy critical digital infrastructure statewide, and their expertise will build a stronger and more connected Texas.”

About CCI Systems:

CCI Systems is your single source solution for top-notch customized communication network services. CCI Systems is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical, and sustainability services for the telecommunications industry. With over 60 years of experience, CCI Systems has a proven track record of delivering innovative solutions that help clients achieve their business goals.

About the Autonomy Institute:

The Autonomy Institute (501c3) is a non-profit organization dedicated to accelerating the “Path to Commerce” for Intelligent Infrastructure and autonomous systems. There are over 300 industry partners, private infrastructure investors, government institutions, universities, and our nation’s strongest infrastructure manufacturers supporting Intelligent Infrastructure. Similar to the Eisenhower Interstate Highways, Intelligent Infrastructure is a national program to enable broadband for all, intelligent transportation, spatial computing, Artificial Intelligence, and autonomous systems at the edge. The Autonomy Institute coordinates with large infrastructure investors and Infrastructure Banks to mobilize billions to underwrite Intelligent Infrastructure Economic Zones nationwide.

Media Contact:

Stu Lahti, SVP & CTO
CCI Systems, Inc.
(800) 338-9299

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