What is a smart meter and how does it work?

By now we’re all familiar with the term smart meter, but just what is a smart meter? How does it work and why should you consider having one in your home?

Whether it’s a smart meter for gas, smart meter for water or a smart meter for electricity they all work on the same principal – smart usage readings to provide better, more accurate calculations for household utility bills.

What is a smart meter?

‘Smart meters are the new generation of gas and electricity meters,’ explains Flurr Lawton from Smart Energy GB. They are being installed in homes across Great Britain at no extra cost, to replace the traditional meters, including prepay meters, that most of us currently have ticking away under the stairs, or outside our homes.’

CyanConnode Holdings plc (LON:CYAN) is a world leader in the design and development of Narrowband RF mesh networks that enable Omni Internet of Things (IoT) communications. 

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