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Sierra Wireless AirPrime Modules Selected by Itron for Smart Gas Metering Deployments in Europe

AirPrime HL modules well-suited to provide cellular connectivity to meet growing need for smart gas meters, with low power requirements that enable battery operation over long lifespan

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ:SWIR) (TSX:SW) today announced that Itron has selected AirPrime HL Series modules to enable cellular connectivity in its latest line of smart gas meters. The point-to-point residential meters will begin shipping later this quarter to support smart metering initiatives across Europe, beginning with a deployment in Italy.

Itron selected Sierra Wireless based on the company’s smart metering expertise and the global reach the AirPrime HL Series provides. The two companies have previously announced their collaboration to provide smart electrical meters. This is the first time they have collaborated to provide connected gas meters.

“We look forward to combining Itron’s expertise in smart gas technologies, and in particular with battery-powered devices, with Sierra Wireless’ experience in providing wireless solutions for the energy industry, which enables us to deliver the highest level of service to our customers,” said Guillaume Garros, vice president of global solutions marketing for gas at Itron. “Sierra Wireless provides both the expertise in smart...


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