AT&T reached an agreement with the Current Group that will allow it to extend its reach with smart-grid solutions for utilities.

AT&T will offer Current Smart Grid Distribution Solutions, which help utilities increase grid efficiency and system capacity by managing demand dynamically and reducing power delivery losses. The solution includes intelligent sensors and analytical software that monitor distribution grid performance; OpenGrid utility element management system; and its System Optimization and Reliability analytical software solutions.

AT&T will offer a suite of M2M pricing plans designed specifically for the smart-grid market.

Source: PR Newswire