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Itron Inc. has announced that its OpenWay smart grid network is now globally available.

The company says OpenWay is an IP network that utilizes multiple communication options, including RF Mesh, cellular and power line carrier, based on localized protocols and standards. The OpenWay network also features Itron and Cisco's jointly designed IPv6 reference architecture.

The company adds that OpenWay includes data collection, network and asset monitoring, and control capabilities that, when combined with Itron Analytics and Itron-developed or third-party devices and applications, provide a suite of smart grid applications, such as distribution automation, demand response and renewables integration.


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