0
Wireless

Low smart meter take-up forces SSE Retail to cut over 400 jobs

Wednesday 8 May 2019 | 18:26 CET | News
UK energy group SSE is planning to cut more than 400 jobs from its retail business which covers smart meter installations due to low take-up of smart meters by UK consumers, reports The Telegraph.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Internet / Mobile & Wireless
Countries: United Kingdom
::: add a comment

Add comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

SSE Energy pays GBP 1.2 million for missing 2019 smart meter target

Published 26 Aug 2020 14:42 CET | United Kingdom
SSE Energy Services has paid GBP 1.2 million for failing to meet its gas/electricity smart meter roll-out targets in the UK....

UK ends 2019 with 16.5 million smart meters installed

Published 31 Mar 2020 11:03 CET | United Kingdom
The number of smart and advanced meters operating in homes and businesses across Great Britain reached 16.5 million at end-2019, ...

UK govt extends smart meter roll-out deadline by four years

Published 17 Sep 2019 10:19 CET | United Kingdom
UK consumer group Citizens Advice has welcomed a decision by the government to extend the deadline for rolling out smart meters ...

One third of smart meter homes experience problems with devices - uSwitch

Published 29 Aug 2019 11:04 CET | United Kingdom
Almost one third (31%) of smart meter owners, or around 4 million, in the UK have had problems with their device since it was ...

DCC connects one million second-generation smart meters in UK

Published 22 May 2019 11:04 CET | United Kingdom
Data Communications Company (DCC) has connected one million second-generation (SMETS2) smart meters to its secure nationwide ...

SSE fined GBP 700,000 by Ofgem for missing smart gas meter target

Published 03 Apr 2019 10:29 CET | United Kingdom
SSE Energy Services has been fined GBP 700,000 by regulator Ofgem for missing its smart gas meter installation target....

BT expands IoT smart delivery locker business to 1,000 sites

Published 07 Mar 2019 18:09 CET | United Kingdom
BT has expanded its smart delivery locker business, Final Mile, to reach 1,000 sites across the UK. The business has more than ...

UK smart meter roll-out will cost extra GBP 500 million - National Audit Office

Published 23 Nov 2018 10:27 CET | United Kingdom
A report from the National Audit Office (NAO) shows that the UK Government's smart meter roll-out programme is behind schedule ...

UK energy suppliers falling behind with smart meter roll-out - Which?

Published 19 Nov 2018 21:34 CET | United Kingdom
UK consumer group Which? has warned that energy companies are the losing the battle over smart meter roll-out. ...

Entertainment, connectivity drives UK smart home market - GfK

Published 03 Oct 2018 11:41 CET | United Kingdom
New research from GfK shows that the UK is Europe's second largest smart home market, worth GBP 900 million in 2017. Consumers ...

Arqiva reports full-year revenue up 2.2%, EBITDA growth of 9.3%

Published 11 Sep 2018 10:35 CET | United Kingdom
UK communications infrastructure and media services group Arqiva has reported revenue up 2.2 percent to GBP 962.4 million for the ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

10 May Ceva Q1 2021
10 May Weibo Q1 2021
10 May Boingo Wireless Q1 2021
10 May Synchronoss Q1
10 May NortonLifeLock fiscal Q4, investors day
10 May 8x8 fiscal Q4 results
11 May Magyar Telekom Q1 2021
11 May Radcom Q1 2021
11 May Vizio Q1 2021
11 May Sonim Q1 2021
11 May Telefonica Brasil Q1 2021
11 May Allot Q1 2021
11 May Softbank FY results
11 May United Internet Q1 2021
11 May Lattice Semiconductor investor day
11 May Small Cells World Summit
12 May Airtel Africa Q1 2021
12 May Mediaset Q1 2021
12 May NEC FY results
12 May Telefonica Deutschland Q1 2021
12 May Deutsche Telekom Q1 2021
12 May Bredband2 Q1 2021
12 May Syn Q1 results 2021
12 May OTE Q1 2021
12 May Lumentum fiscal Q3
13 May Inwit Q1 2021
13 May Telefonica Q1 2021
13 May Poly fiscal Q4
13 May Alibaba Group Q1
13 May DZS investors day
::: More Calendar Items