AT&T and Digi work together on home-based energy services

AT&T and Digi have joined forces to offer Digi X-Grid, a suite of products and services designed to bring connectivity to energy-oriented devices in homes and businesses.

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Stratos to target oil and gas markets with Isatdata Pro

Stratos Global has become the first Inmarsat distribution partner for Isatdata Pro products and service following an agreement with Sky Wave Mobile Communications, and its first target will be M2M services for the oil and gas industries.

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UK government taking “major risks” with smart meter plan

The UK government is taking “major risks” with its plan to install smart electricity and gas meters in all homes and smaller non-domestic premises in Great Britain from 2014 to 2019, according to a report by the National Audit Office.

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White Paper: How operators can capitalise on the growing M2M opportunity

Several technology trends are rapidly converging to accelerate the growth of the machine-to-machine (M2M) services market. First, most network-centric organisations, including telecommunications service providers, utility companies and enterprises, are migrating to all-iP infrastructures,

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Expert Opinion: Flexibility is the key to smart energy billing

Energy providers are facing numerous billing and charging challenges. In increasingly competitive energy markets, providers need to offer pre-paid and post-paid billing, timed tariffs, and load-sensitive pricing

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Thames Water starts trials on simpler smart meters

Thames Water believes it has found a way to make smart metering systems simpler and more efficient.

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Report predicts rapid growth for M2M in utilities

By 2020 there will be 1.5 billion M2M connections in the utilities business, the vast majority being smart meters, according to a report from Machina Research.

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Meter Asset Management

Event date: June 23-24, 2014 Holiday Inn Regents Park, London, UK Utilities across Europe face the prospect of meeting the EU’s goal of installing smart meters for 80% of consumers by 2020. National plans for meeting this target vary considerably across the continent with Italy and Sweden having completed physical roll out without fully utilising

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M2M Now's new April-June digital edition now Live!

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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Sprint boosted by M2M market in first quarter

M2M products continue to play a strong role in the growth of Sprint’s business markets group, according to the firm’s quarterly update.

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Utilities and M2M: Four Challenges En Route to Smart Grid

As utilities shift to smart meters and more customer-oriented systems under new government-mandated Smart Grid initiatives, they will quickly face the need to handle

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Solar PV metering brought together in portfolio

Orsis has launched its Solar PV metering and monitoring portfolio of products and services, adapted from established fiscal and sub metering products currently in the utility market.

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New Market Report now available: Home Energy Management – Beyond the Numbers

Home energy management (HEM) is a hot topic for several good reasons: 1) Consumers want to reduce the amount they spend each month; 2) Utilities need to switch from a model of getting people to consume more to consuming less; and

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Veolia Water and Orange launch M2O City, a smart metering operator

Veolia Water and Orange are joining forces in the smart metering sector and are launching M2O City, an operator specialising in remote environmental data and water meter reading services.

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GEO and Digi International create full energy management system for Europe’s utilities

Minnetonka, Minnesota & Cambridge, UK – US-based Digi International (NASDAQ: DGII) and Green Energy Options (GEO) of the UK have agreed to develop a real-time, web-based energy management system for the European utility market.

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M2M: The Future is Now with Smart Energy Technology

Smart cars, smart homes, smart grids – the world is getting serious about energy conservation and environmental protection,

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