The technology that smart meters use

Smart meters measure your consumption in the same way that any other modern digital meter does.  They then send this information to ESB Networks using radiofrequency transmissions – basically, the identical technology as a 2G mobile phone.  So you can think of the information as being sent in a text message.  The FAQs below give more detail on the technology used and how it affects the transmissions that the meter sends.

Technology FAQs

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