Landis+Gyr’s turnkey LTE-M cellular solution is the newest communication addition to the Gridstream Connect utility IoT platform. This feature-rich cellular system provides a cost-effective end-to-end cellular option for smart grid communications. It also integrates seamlessly with existing Gridstream Connect implementations, adding to RF Mesh, Mesh IP, and PLC deployments.
Landis+Gyr’s LTE-M cellular solution features the latest generation of radio technology as defined by 3GPP, the standards body that manages the evolution of global cellular standards. Landis+Gyr’s LTE-M cellular meters fall within the 3GPP Narrowband Cellular standard, Release 13, under the 5G standard, so that the meters coexist with 5G networks, supporting the 4G to 5G migration plan while providing new and innovative capabilities. The meters optimize flexible and sustainable options for IoT communications, utilizing low power wide area (LPWA) radio technology for more efficient power usage and coverage, key factors in providing cost-effective cellular communications for smart metering.