Paris, France — (METERING.COM) — March 14, 2007 – Sagem Communication (SAFRAN Group) operating in the fields of mobile and broadband communications, has increased sales of electronic meters by 25%, reporting a cumulative delivery of over 800,000 meters in 2006. Export sales contributed to more than 60% of total sales, and the company believes that this percentage will be even higher in 2007, with the conquest of new customers in different areas.
Sagem Communication already has over 5 million electronic meters in the field, and is also a major actor in systems and terminal telecommunications. This allows it to offer new solutions in smart and remote energy management.
“Energy management is a booming and changing sector,” said Patrick Sevian, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Sagem Communication. “Tomorrow’s major players will be system providers with a great expertise in telecommunications. This is a strong advantage for Sagem Communication to be successful in these new markets. We are proud to have served the market with over 800,000 smart meters, gaining customer confidence.
The first supplier of static meters in North Africa, Sagem Communication is expanding market share abroad, with a strong presence in the east and south European markets in particular.