ATLANTA, GA — (METERING.COM) — September 24, 2007 – Cellnet Technology and Hunt Technologies announced today that the companies have united as Cellnet+Hunt to offer the broadest range of proven advanced metering and infrastructure communications systems to electric, gas and water utilities.
With a staff of 700 and over 20 million advanced metering endpoints installed or under contract for more than 500 utilities worldwide, Cellnet+Hunt is a market leader in advanced metering and energy efficiency systems for utility companies.
Cellnet+Hunt chief executive officer David Slump remarked, “Hunt and Cellnet are market leaders with highly complementary technologies, customers, and cultures and this combination unlocks value for utility customers. As one team, Cellnet+Hunt will set the market standard for customer service while delivering integrated systems tailored to our customers’ unique operating and financial requirements.”
Puget Sound Energy chief information officer Darren Brady said, “Together Cellnet and Hunt offer a superior value proposition for utilities seeking to enhance customer service and improve system reliability through advanced metering and energy efficiency programs. As a current customer of both companies, we look forward to the benefits of the broadest range of integrated AMI system capabilities and services from a single vendor partner.”