Each solution will have to be assessed against its cost effectiveness, green credentials and customer benefits. Although mobile might not be the most obvious solution the utilities industry thinks of when considering which technology to adopt, the power of the mobile network and the advantages it brings should not be under estimated. Should mobile emerge as the solution of choice; it could be the start of a technology revolution that will enable us all to live more connected, economical and environmentally friendly lives.
Stevan Hoyle is president, Asia-Pacific & Sub-Saharan Africa, Vodafone Global Enterprise.
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