RALEIGH, NC - December 1, 2009
Sensus, a leader in intelligent solutions for gas, water and electric utilities, and Arqiva, a UK-based communications infrastructure and services company, have formed a partnership that will enable Arqiva to implement a long range radio-based communications platform for the UK’s utility companies. Using the Sensus FlexNet™ and SmartPoint™ technologies for smart metering, telemetry, and control of the utility assets, Arqiva will deploy a communications platform as part of the UK’s rollout of smart meters to all homes and businesses.
Sensus is a time-tested technology and communications company providing data collection and metering solutions for water, gas and electric utilities around the world. Sensus is a transforming force for the utilities of tomorrow through its ability to help customers optimize resources, as well as to meet conservation and customer service objectives. Sensus customers rely on the Company for expert, reliable service in order to meet challenges and exceed goals.
FlexNet™ and SmartPoint™ are trademarks of Sensus USA Inc.
Arqiva operates at the heart of the broadcast and mobile communications industry and is at the forefront of network solutions and services in an increasingly digital world. The company provides much of the infrastructure behind television, radio and wireless communications in the UK and has a growing presence in Ireland, mainland Europe and the USA. Arqiva has its headquarters near Winchester and other major UK offices in London, Warwick, Buckinghamshire and Yorkshire. The company is owned by a consortium of investors led by CPPIB. Major customers include the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Five, BSkyB, Classic FM, the five UK mobile operators and the emergency services.Download PDF