Managed smart metering to thrive as utilities max the value of smart grid investments

Berg Insight has found that the installed base of smart electricity and gas meters in Europe was 168.3 million in 2019. The installed base is forecast to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.9% to reach 280.4 million units in 2025.

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Smart meters with G3-PLC comms win project in Slovenia

The G3-PLC Alliance reports that its G3-PLC Alliance member Iskraemeco has acquired a major public procurement project which was led by the company SODO system operator of the electricity distribution network d.o.o. , on behalf of four regional utilities: Elektro Ljubljana, Elektro Maribor, Elektro Primorska and Elektro Celje. Iskraemeco will supply G3-PLC smart meters that will be installed in households

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Simplifying the deployment and management of connected smart meters

Join Niall Strachan, Senior Engineering Manager of Pelion Connectivity Management, for an insightful webinar on how utilities providers can easily connect large numbers of smart meters on the networks of their choice whilst managing their connectivity in one place. See how the use of a connectivity platform can improve billing data quality and quantity, as

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Smart energy meter shipments in Europe will reach 31.3mn units in 2018

According to a new report from the IoT analyst firm Berg Insight, yearly shipments of smart energy meters in Europe will reach a record level of 31.3 million units in 2018. Smart electricity meter shipments grew 16% compared to the previous year to 22.2 million units.

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India can teach the world four lessons for the future of smart metering, says Cronin

Smart metering is being rolled out in many advanced economies but this is one of those times when lessons may best be learned from an emerging economy, in this case India. In this exclusive interview, Jeremy Cowan talks to John Cronin, executive chairman of CyanConnode, about the lessons of interoperability, security, simplicity and collaboration.

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Billion 4G/LTE outdoor VPN routers are new LoRa meter backhauls for remote billing

Billion Electric, a global telecommunication technology and IoT solutions provider, has introduced an integration between LoRa smart meters and its 4G/LTE Outdoor SIM Embedded VPN Router – BiPAC 4700ZU.

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Smart technology : Building a more affordable home

The UK government has unveiled a new strategy to build 250,000 more affordable homes, following an admission in February 2017 that England’s housing market is “broken.”

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Ensuring security and reliability in smart meters

GSGF published a report on the cyber security issues in smart meters and the associated advance metering infrastructure.

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Not all “things” are equal – critical infrastructure needs a dedicated network

The term “Internet of Things” covers a wide variety of different connected devices. At Mobile World Congress this year, these ‘things’ being exhibited included thermostats, warehouse technology, wearables, and even the ubiquitious connected fridge.

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Cyan extends its reach with new distributor in Thailand and wins Best International Trade award

Cyan an integrated system and software design company delivering mesh-based flexible wireless solutions for utility metering and lighting control, has signed a distribution agreement with The JST Group to distribute Cyan’s narrowband mesh IoT technology in Thailand.

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Sequans partners with Gemalto on narrowband LTE Cat M1 and Cat M2 technology

LTE chipmaker Sequans Communications S.A. partnered with digital security provider, Gemalto in the LTE category 1 (Cat 1) market by developing a new set of narrowband LTE MTC solutions.

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Gemalto and Bridge Alliance demo GSMA standards-based solution for multi-country IoT device deployment

Security providers Gemalto and Bridge Alliance are demonstrating a solution for multi-country deployment of IoT devices at Mobile World C ongress , using Gemalto’s LinqUs On-Demand Connectivity (ODC) subscription management solution.

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Verizon, Sequans announce LTE CAT M chipset acceleration for IoT

Sequans Communications S.A. and Verizon announced joint activities to accelerate commercial realisation of Category M (CAT M) LTE products based on the coming Release 13 of the 3GPP LTE standard. Release 13 defines new features such as extended coverage, lower data rate and lower power consumption called for by a new class of LTE applications

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IoT Innovations at CES 2016 presented a host of new challenges for the network

At CES this year, one of the key topics has been Internet of Things adoption. The IoT has gone from an industry buzzword to a very real phenomenon affecting every one of us.

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Cyan wins second Larsen & Toubro contract as Tata Power Mumbai orders 5,000 more smart meters

Cyan announced a follow-on order for a further 5,000 meters from Larsen & Toubro to expand the deployment of Cyan’s smart metering solution at Tata Power Mumbai (Tata Power).

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Starhome Mach adds business intelligence to eSIMs to optimise IoT/M2M deployments

Starhome Mach, a global provider of mobile inter-carrier and M2M/IoT services, has now integrated business intelligence into the creation of embedded SIM subscriptions (eUICC), allowing for complete automation of the process.

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