'Complete Smart-Meter' SoC combines metrology, security, and communication, says Maxim Integrated

Planegg, Germany. October 08, 2012 — Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. has introduced Zeus, which it says is an advance in integration and security protection for the smart grid. Zeus is a complete smart meter system-on-a-chip (SoC)

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Smart meters are part of Djibouti's new power access and diversification contract tender

Djibouti, Africa. August 28, 2012 — International competitive bids are being sought for a new power access and energy diversification project in the Republic of Djibouti. The project is financed by The World Bank (Tender Notice No.: wb:op00012657).

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Smart Meter solution providers look to grow in changing market

IMS Research forecasts the U.S. market for smart metering backhaul infrastructure to sustain annual revenues near $200 million

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GCT Semiconductor LTE Single-Chip now certified for LTE modules on Verizon Wireless network

San Jose, California, USA. (BUSINESS WIRE) — GCT Semiconductor, a designer and supplier of 4G mobile semiconductors, has announced that its LTE single-chip, GDM7240, has been certified for use in 4G LTE modules on the Verizon 4G LTE wireless network. Device makers seeking an LTE module can now benefit from faster time-to-market.

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M2M Now Magazine Jun-July 2012 Edition

M2M Now magazine explores the evolving opportunities and challenges facing CSPs across this sector. And in our exclusive interviews will pass on some of the lessons learned by those who have taken the first steps in next gen M2M services.

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Smart grid networking market in the Americas to grow to nearly $1bn by 2016, says IMS Research

Austin, Texas, USA. July 10, 2012 – IMS Research forecasts that the market for equipment supporting smart grid communications and networking will grow from US$700 million in 2011 to nearly $950 million by 2016. This growth is projected even as smart meter shipments are forecast to decline

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Satellites offer secure and cost-effective role for 'small data'

BLOG. July 7, 2012 – Small data is becoming big business. As demand for M2M services continues to grow, organisations are grappling with what types of network to deploy. While a significant amount of M2M traffic will undoubtedly continue to use wireline or cellular networks, satellite networks are increasingly seen as a secure and cost-effective

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'Smart grids' terminology won't cut it, says Budde. It has to be 'smart energy'

July 4, 2012. BUSINESS WIRE — Research and Markets has published a report entitled ‘Australia – Smart Energy – Trends and analyses 2012’ by Paul Budde Communication Pty Ltd. BuddeComm, an independent research and consultancy company focusing on the telecoms market, believes that the term ‘smart grids’ is too narrow.

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GEO keeps a colourful eye on water consumption

Green Energy Options (GEO) has announced its first European partner for GEO’s forthcoming water display the “Water Ensemble”.

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GEO and Etneo make energy engaging for Italian households

Green Energy Options (GEO) has appointed Etneo Italia to distribute GEO’s home energy management systems within Italy.

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M2M Now Magazine April-May 2012 Edition

M2M Now magazine explores the evolving opportunities and challenges facing CSPs across this sector. And in our exclusive interviews will pass on some of the lessons learned by those who have taken the first steps in next gen M2M services.

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Capgemini delivers smart water meter deployment and management through SaaS platform

Capgemini, one of the world’s foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services, has announced the launch of an off-the-shelf software-as-a-service (SaaS) product, that manages the entire smart metering lifecycle.

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Thames Water and SmartReach extend smart water meter trial

Project shows how smart water metering can help water companies to better manage their networks, reduce leaks and conserve water.

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E.ON IT adopts Convergys Smart Revenue Solutions across its group

Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. February 14, 2012 – Convergys Corporation (NYSE: CVG) has signed a new groupwide Framework Agreement with E.ON IT GmbH, the IT function of E.ON AG, one of the world’s largest private power and gas companies.

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BT expects to cut energy bills by £13 million a year with smart meters and energy system

BT expects to shave £13 million a year off its energy bills, and reduce its carbon footprint by five per cent, by introducing smart meters and a smart energy management and control system across thousands of its offices, telephone exchanges and data centres.

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Compatibility causing problems for smart meter roll out

The number of smart meter installations that fail in the UK because of non-compatibility issues is rising, according to utility consultancy Make It Cheaper.

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