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Ambient Corp., a provider of a smart grid communications and applications platform, has expanded Vodafone network test certification across the entire range of Ambient Smart Grid Nodes.

According to Ambient, this certification allows international customers to deploy the Ambient Node, Ambient MiniNode and Ambient MicroNode for utility communications and provide connectivity for multiple assets and applications over Vodafone's global machine-to-machine roaming footprint.

"The Vodafone certification confirms the performance, reliability and security of our products for multiple grid modernization applications, including gas, water and electric metering; demand response; and distribution automation," says John J. Joyce, president and CEO of Ambient. "Extending the certification to all Ambient Smart Grid Nodes facilitates quicker and easier deployment of the Ambient Smart Grid Platform."

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