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FC300 sunsetting putting you between a rock and a hard place?

For utilities contemplating the end of support for Itron FC300 handhelds, while preparing to respond to the Power of Choice reforms, can feel like they are being forced to make technology strategy decisions. There are less risky migration paths available. Companies using Itron FC300 hand-held units, and the MVRS software that supports them, are planning […]

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Future pathway for FC300 users opens

Migration strategies for the Itron FC300 hand-held units are emerging, as customers start planning for support of the product ending on 31 December 2021, while spare parts are becoming increasingly sparse and support sometimes slow. Itron have announced end of support for FC300 by 2021, requiring utilities to rethink their meter data collection strategies. As […]

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Reduce potential leak points by 60% with Strongcast

Non-revenue water losses through leaks is a challenge that councils and utilities across New Zealand face, with aging infrastructure and poor-quality fittings contributing to millions of litres of lost water every year. Councils are looking to upgrade and replace water networks and infrastructure to take advantage of new technology and methods which will help them […]

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