On-Ramp joins GE and Honeywell, among others, as the only communications solution to be recognized
SAN DIEGO – March 27, 2013 – On-Ramp Wireless, developer of wireless solutions for energy automation and M2M communications, was recognized as one of the Top 10 Smart Grid Vendors to Watch in 2013 by Greentech Media Research, a leading green energy research and market analysis group. The On-Ramp Total Reach Network was the only communications solution to be recognized, reflecting the tremendous value it offers as the ideal wireless communications platform for a broad range of smart grid applications.
The On-Ramp Total Reach Network is an efficient wide-area wireless network, providing unparalleled machine-to-machine (M2M) connectivity that dramatically reduces network infrastructure and operational costs. As the demand for smart metering, grid automation and remote monitoring grows, On-Ramp offers the only wireless communications solution that can handle all these applications on a single network at the lowest total cost of ownership, even if the assets are remote or underground. On-Ramp Total Reach Network provides unmatched range, capacity and scalability for M2M applications, including those in the utility, energy, agriculture and asset tracking markets.
“Our utility customers and partners are increasingly recognizing the value that On-Ramp’s game-changing, M2M wireless communications solution provides for smart metering, grid automation and demand response applications,” said Kevin Hell, president and CEO of On-Ramp Wireless. “This award unequivocally validates that demand, and we are honored that our solution has been recognized by such an experienced and esteemed research group.”
On-Ramp’s communications network has been selected to support some of the world’s leading smart grid solutions, including those of San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E) and General Electric (GE). On-Ramp’s network has allowed SDG&E to realize its mission of a ‘self-healing’ grid for San Diego residents, significantly improving the reliability and reducing the outage times of the city’s electric grid. GE also selected On-Ramp’s Total Reach Network to provide the communications platform for its Grid IQ™ Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) Point-to-Multipoint solution, allowing a utility to record meter data across widely disperse geographic territories – from urban to rural areas – with minimal network infrastructure.
About On-Ramp Wireless
On-Ramp Wireless has developed the first wireless communication system purpose-built to efficiently connect billions of hard-to-reach devices in metro scale and other challenging environments. The On-Ramp Total Reach Network enables low-power monitoring and control applications for Smart Grid, oil and gas operations, water management, industrial sensing, and location tracking. Operating in unlicensed spectrum, the On-Ramp signal processing innovation finds weak signals even in high noise environments, yielding unprecedented range, extreme coverage, immunity to high interference, and significantly lower cost. For more information, visit www.onrampwireless.com or follow us on Twitter @onrampwireless.
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