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The Wi-SUN Alliance, a global standards-compliance and interoperability-testing organization that is focused on smart utility networks, has added Cisco Systems, Huawei, Tokyo Gas and Toshiba Toko Meters to its membership.

As a Promoter member, Cisco Systems has been accepted to the Wi-SUN board, joining existing directors from Analog Devices, Fuji Electric, Murata Manufacturing, Japan's National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), Omron Corp., Osaki Electric, Renesas Electronics and Silver Spring Networks. Huawei has joined the alliance at the Contributor level.

From the utility industry, Tokyo Gas and Toshiba Toko Meters have also joined at the Contributor level. Tokyo Gas serves more than 10 million customers and has a long history of active participation in standards efforts, including IEEE 802.15.4g. Toshiba Toko Meters is a major supplier to and part owned by the Tokyo Electric Power Co., which serves over 20 million customers in the greater Tokyo area.


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