Comcast, Telecoms Fortifying Positions Across Water IoT Battleground
On 12 June 2018, Comcast Corporation and U.S.-based meter company Neptune Technology Group unveiled a joint advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) solution for municipal water utilities. This is one of several recent LPWAN partnerships between major U.S. metering and telecommunications firms.
The solution bundles Neptune’s R900 AMI endpoints with machineQ, Comcast’s Internet of Things (IoT) service, in a fee- based Network-as-a-Service (NaaS) solution.
In this Research Note, Bluefield water experts analyze:
- The convergence of water metering and telecom
- Smart Water/Smart City IoT Protocols
- Strategies of Telecoms looking at the water space
- Comparison of Metering Companies’ IoT offerings