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Posted: Wednesday, May 20, 2020 8:00 am | Updated: 8:30 am, Wed May 20, 2020.

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 20, 2020--

Utility Metering Solutions (UMS) today announced the general availability of netAMP™ Metering-as-a-Service (MaaS). The industry’s first subscription-based metering program provides Utilities an expedited migration path to Advanced Metering – delivering all the equipment, meters, software and services to upgrade antiquated infrastructures. Eliminating the need for upfront capital investment, the new program gives Utilities a complete meter replacement program, including budget predictability and agile upgrades and maintenance cycles.

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netAMP Metering-as-a-Service Accelerates AMI Implementation (Photo: Business Wire)

“Implementing an advanced meter replacement program streamlines billing operations and enhances the customer experience, but it is also very complex, expensive and time consuming,” said Joey Mitchell, vice president at UMS. “netAMP was designed to give Utilities a fully managed metering program that eliminates the need for expensive capital investments every 8-15 years. netAMP customer service enhancements, technical expertise and support is always available, so our customers can focus on delivering reliable services to their residents.”

“netAMP gives us an Advanced Metering Program that we didn’t even know was possible with our budget,” said Gonzales, LA Mayor, Barney Arceneaux. “We upgraded all 5,000 services throughout the city leveraging a fixed, monthly subscription and then shared the investment cost with our customers. It’s a win-win for the city and for our residents.”

netAMP Metering-as-a-Service:

  • Eliminates upfront capital investments in upgrading existing metering
  • Provides easy, fixed payment schedule to fit Utility needs
  • Delivers all the AMI equipment, software and services for metering program
  • Includes all planning, installation, integration, maintenance, support and training
  • Provides future software upgrades and long-term service and support

netAMP includes everything a Utility needs to transition to a fully implemented, advanced metering program. The MaaS program includes AMI planning, installation and integration with existing systems to ensure accurate customer billing. netAMP service level agreements ensure the metering program is always running at optimal performance levels to deliver maximum benefits.

To learn more about netAMP, please visit: www.getnetamp.com

About UMS

Utility Metering Solutions (UMS) is the leading end-to-end solution provider that helps Utilities accelerate advanced metering implementations and improve operational outcomes. UMS provides and installs meters and equipment, implements technology and integrates software with billing and control systems to help Utilities better manage water resources for the communities they serve. UMS is driven each day by opportunities to serve its customers, whether they have outdated infrastructures, fragmented systems or non-revenue water loss, UMS brings the expertise and experience to support Utilities and Municipalities. For more information, visit: www.getnetamp.com

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CONTACT: Gena Fiegel

Utility Metering Solutions (UMS)

Corporate Communications

gena.fiegel@umswater.com

561-308-3580

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SOURCE: Utility Metering Solutions (UMS)

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