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Should Utilities Hand Over The Management Of Smart Meters

There is a debate at the moment as to the ability of the Utility companies to manage the roll out and continued management of Smart Meter technologies, it is clear that they have the technical skills, but the question is do they have the customer service skills to pull it off?

Sex, Lies and Smart Meters – The Truth Is Out There

The idea of the smart meter was to better provide near real-time information that could be used to bill correctly, identify power problems and to eliminate the need for the carbon unfriendly meter reader. The concept was simple, stick a mobile phone inside the meter to send out data every hour, after-all the amount of data that was to be sent could have been transmitted in a single Text (SMS) message.  Seems simple doesn’t it?