Dutch ministry researching different options for smart meters

Monday 1 June 2020 | 10:20 CET | News
The Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs has published a new study about the future of the public access mobile radio (PAMR) network in the 450 MHz band. Energy grid operators Stedin and Liander use this permit to read energy meters. The ministry has extended the term of the PAMR permit, but has yet to make a decision about what happens next. Research agency Dialogic has looked into the matter and provided an overview.

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