Dutch govt considering new mobile network for smart energy meters

Thursday 6 August 2020 | 16:41 CET | News
The Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs wants to present a plan this year year for new smart energy meters. In response to questions from Parliament, the ministry said a consultation will take place some time in the fourth quarter. Network operators Stedin and Liander are using a 450 MHz permit for smart meters, but are already reaching the limits of the technology. That license is also set to soon expire. The govt is considering a new mobile network for the smart meters, as one of its options.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Enexis / Liander / Stedin Netbeheer BV / Vodafone
Countries: Netherlands
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