In DMS e-Solution using 3G/GPRS communication, each Smart meter is equipped with a plug-in 3G/GPRS modem that automatically selects the stronger signal, GPRS or 3G.
The Solution, is an end-to-end flexible, easily scalable, easy to deploy and easy to use, AMI Solution for utility companies and sub-metering market, specially where other technologies can’t support the communications connectivity for data collections. It helps Utilities to prevent various non-technical losses, provides them visibility in to active and reactive energy consumptions by various consumers. Enables Demand Side Management, Multi-tariff billing, provides utilities with visibility towards consumptions and Consumption analytical reports plus many more powerful features. It is an ideal solution for utilities that require near real time visibility reports on consumption data and health status of their distribution network.
The 3G/GPRS auto-select feature protects the investment of utilities in the areas that only GPRS service is available but in years to come telco service providers may switch their services from GPRS to 3G.