Arqiva in line to supply smart metering solutions

Arqiva has been chosen by the Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) as the preferred bidder to provide smart metering communications for the North region, subject to contract.

Arqiva’s solution is based on Sensus technology that has been deployed internationally in more than 16 million smart meters and devices.

Arqiva says it is capable of supporting the evolution of smart services more broadly, and trials have demonstrated that it can communicate with smart meters across Great Britain, including locations deep inside buildings that other communications technologies have struggled to reach.