Collaboration delivers advanced metering infrastructure for the distribution of clean drinking water throughout North America
Atlanta, GA – June 14, 2017 – Mueller Systems is collaborating with Senet to deliver advanced metering infrastructure to water utilities across North America, the two companies announced today.
Mueller Systems, a subsidiary of Mueller Water Products, Inc. (NYSE:MWA), provides smart metering solutions to optimize the delivery and use of water. Senet is the first and fastest-growing North American provider of public, low-power, wide-area networks (LPWANS) for long-range Internet of Things (IoT) applications supporting the LoRaWAN™ protocol.
Both Mueller Systems and Senet are members of The LoRa Alliance, an open, non-profit association of members that believes the IoT era is now.
Mueller Systems will utilize Senet’s open standards-based, public LoRaWAN to bring its LoRa®- enabled metering solutions to market and to deliver IoT solutions and coverage to its customers throughout North America. This collaboration will bring to market a highly scalable network of wireless IoT sensors for water metering and management applications designed to boost utility provider efficiencies.
“Senet is excited to be working with Mueller Systems to solve some of the most demanding connectivity requirements associated with the IoT and bring real value to water utilities throughout North America,” said John Nye, vice president of business development for Senet. “We bring the experience, reliability and flexibility to move quickly, enabling IoT application providers to aggregate sensor data at scale and improve the performance and value of expanding critical infrastructure projects.”
“By utilizing Senet’s network, we can increase the reach of our AMI solution, enabling even more water utilities to benefit from the Mi.Net System’s capabilities,” said Hassan Ali, vice president and general manager of Mueller Systems. “By leveraging the Internet of Things, municipalities can transform their water systems into open communications systems enabling them to improve the service they offer their customers and increase the connectivity of all city services.”
About Mueller Systems
Mueller Systems, LLC is a Mueller Technologies company and a subsidiary of Mueller Water Products, Inc. (NYSE:MWA). Mueller Systems provides smart metering solutions to optimize the delivery and use of water, such as the Mi.Net® system. Mueller Systems offers a full line of residential, fire line and commercial meters, AMR / AMI systems and related products. For more information about Mueller Systems, visit www.muellersystems.com.
About Mueller Water Products, Inc.
Mueller Water Products, Inc. (NYSE:MWA) is a leading manufacturer and marketer of products and services used in the transmission, distribution and measurement of water in North America. Our broad product and service portfolio includes engineered valves, fire hydrants, metering products and systems, leak detection and pipe condition assessment. We help municipalities increase operational efficiencies, improve customer service and prioritize capital spending, demonstrating why Mueller Water Products is Where Intelligence Meets Infrastructure®. For more information about Mueller Water Products, visitwww.muellerwaterproducts.com.
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About Senet, Inc.
Senet, a contributing member of the LoRa® Alliance, is the first and only secure public provider in North America of low-power, wide-area networks (LPWANs) with its class-leading LoRa® modulation for IoT/M2M applications. LPWANs enable value-driven solutions that can unlock immediate ROI by enabling devices to connect over very long ranges (approximately 15 miles) while delivering very long battery power life (approximately 10 years) for an extremely low total cost of ownership. For applications that require low cost, low power, and long range, the secure Senet network has distinct advantages over cellular, Wi-Fi, and other emerging connectivity technologies for the IoT market. For additional information, visit http://www.senetco.com.
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