New Cyble 5 Module advances drive-by and IoT data collection for gas and electricity utilities

Itron Inc aims to innovate the way utilities and cities manage energy and water and has announced the launch of its Cyble 5 communications module for utilities and cities in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

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Rocky Mountain Power to deploy Itron IoT solution to modernise its electricity grid

Itron, Inc. has signed a contract to deploy its OpenWay Riva IoT solution and 250,000 OpenWay Riva electricity meters to modernise Rocky Mountain Power’s existing electricity system and improve grid awareness.

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NB-IoT, CAT-M, SIGFOX and LoRa battle for dominance drives global LPWA network connections to pass 1bn by 2023

Cellular and non-cellular LPWA network connections will grow globally at a 53% CAGR until 2023, driven by market growth in smart meters and asset trackers, according to a new report from ABI Research, a market-foresight advisory firm providing strategic guidance on the most compelling transformative technologies.

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Wi-SUN Alliance announces 60% growth in global membership in 12 months

Wi-SUN Alliance, a global member-based association driving the proliferation of interoperable wireless solutions for use in smart cities, smart utilities and other Internet of Things (IoT) applications, has seen a significant increase  in membership by more than 60% in the last year.

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Itron completes acquisition of Silver Spring Networks to drive innovation and growth in IoT

Itron, Inc (ITRI), a provider of technology and services dedicated to the resourceful use of energy and water, announced that it has completed its acquisition of Silver Spring Networks, Inc. With this acquisition, Itron strengthens its ability to deliver a broader set of solutions,

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A Week in IoT: Smart cities, elephants and manifestos

Funny how things turn out sometimes. I was scheduled to meet Silver Spring Networks‘ exec Brian McGuigan this week at Smart Summit 2017 in London so I thought I’d do my homework on what they’d been up to lately, only to discover that they’d been taken over that day by Itron.

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Itron completes $100m acquisition of Comverge parent for grid and customer experience solutions

Itron, Inc., a technology and services company in the energy and water sectors, has completed its previously announced acquisition of privately-held Comverge by purchasing its parent company, Peak Holding Corp., for approximately US$100 million.

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Itron regains compliance with NASDAQ listing requirements

Liberty Lake, Washington (BUSINESS WIRE) — Itron, Inc. has announced that on Sept. 2, 2016 it received a notification from The Nasdaq Stock Market, LLC stating that the company has regained compliance with Nasdaq Listing Rule 5250(c)(1) requirement for timely financial filings.

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Sierra Wireless AirPrime modules selected by Itron for smart gas metering deployments in Europe

Sierra Wireless has announced that Itron has selected AirPrime HL Series modules to enable cellular connectivity in its latest line of smart gas meters. The point-to-point residential meters will begin shipping later this quarter to support smart metering initiatives across Europe, beginning with a deployment in Italy.

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Kamstrup proves interoperability by collaborating with Itron in Austria

As a result of Kamstrup’s strategy to increase flexibility and interoperability within smart metering in Austria, Kamstrup and Itron have developed an alliance centered upon energy metering.

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Connected energy, fleet and industrial sectors are accelerating M2M growth, says Yankee Group report

By 2016, global cellular M2M connections will balloon to 313 million, says a Yankee Group analyst, as more enterprises and consumers realise business benefits and improved experiences from connected devices.

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Itron acquires SmartSynch for $100 million

Itron, Inc. has announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire privately held SmartSynch, Inc. in a transaction valued at $100 million. The acquisition will bring greater choice to utility customers across the spectrum of smart metering deployments and strengthen Itron’s integrated cellular communications offering. The parties expect the transaction to close in the

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