Mature technologies such as GPRS is improving the capabilities of the current and future mobile/cellular networks to unprecedented level, from which the utilities could leverage to achieve their goals and objectives more efficiently. This approach will help utilities to mitigate one of the major risks of setting up a standalone communication infrastructure in AMI deployments and related cost which represents a major portion of the total CAPEX and OPEX.

BBS have integrated a solution that uses GPRS modem at low cost that makes mass deployment of such technology enabled smart meters a practical reality. Our GPRS communication modems makes a perfect business case for utilities who are concerned about the complexity of managing a full scale communication infrastructure deployment and maintenance, BBS MNI will be a cost effective solution that will empower the utility with better accessibility and reliable connectivity at low cost.