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Itron signs agreement to buy SmartSynch for $100M

JACKSON — Itron Inc. of Liberty Lake, Wash., has signed an agreement to acquire SmartSynch Inc. in a transaction valued at $100 million. The parties said they expect the transaction to close in the second quarter of 2012. “SmartSynch is a compelling strategic acquisition that strengthens our position in the industry and with our energy and water utility customers,” said ...

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SmartSynch Press Conference LIVE TWEET

MBJ technology writer Stephen McDill is micro-blogging an ongoing news teleconference with executives from the Mississippi-based energy tech company SmartSynch. A company representative told us last week that SmartSynch had secured a major contract with a nationwide utility that will be big news for the company and will create Mississippi jobs. You can follow this developing story at twitter.com/mbjournal.

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SmartSynch, Cellular South introduce new service

JACKSON and RIDGELAND — SmartSynch Inc. of Jackson and Ridgeland-based Cellular South have introduced a residential code division multiple access (CDMA) smart grid solution to the utility market. Utilities seeking CDMA communications support to automate their electricity grid may now access Cellular South’s leading CDMA wireless network services by leveraging SmartSynch’s IP-enabled smart grid solutions. By combining CellularSouth’s wireless data ...

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SPEPA to implement SmartSynch technology

JACKSON and TAYLORSVILLE — SmartSynch Inc. of Jackson will help Taylorsville-based Southern Pine Electric Power Association (SPEPA) develop a smart grid infrastructure to support energy management and efficiency activities for its commercial and industrial customers in Central and South Mississippi. Terms were not disclosed. SPEPA will deploy 700 SmartSynch A3 SmartMeters throughout its 11-county footprint, making them the first electric ...

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