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

Thursday 29 August 2019 | 11:04 CET | News
Almost one third (31%) of smart meter owners, or around 4 million, in the UK have had problems with their device since it was installed, such as meters 'going dumb' or displays breaking, according to new research from uSwitch.

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