Arvato Systems and Telefónica combine smart metering services
The largest German mobile operator supports the IT service provider in the field of M2M communication.
Arvato Systems and Telefónica signed a cooperation agreement at the “E-world energy & water” trade fair. With this step, the globally operating next generation IT systems integrator expands its portfolio for smart metering services with innovative products for M2M (machine-to-machine) communication. The full service offer from Arvato Systems includes the smart meter gateway administration as well as comprehensive business process outsourcing services for multi-branch metering services.
Telefónica and Arvato Systems will offer their combined expertise to companies in the energy market that deal with the future-oriented technology of smart metering. “The combination of solutions we offer for smart metering services means we can provide even more extensive support for public utilities and at a lower cost,” confirms Sven Koltermann, Head of Energy Sales at Telefónica Germany. “Telefónica Smart Meter Connect successfully demonstrates how important it is to understand the requirements of digitalization and the Internet of Things for specific applications.” The smart solution ensures the transmission of energy consumption data from the meter via wireless technology.