Reply to post: Re: Power Line Communication

Linky revisited: How the evil French smart meter escaped Hell to taunt me

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Re: Power Line Communication

"It was back in saarf-east London that my smart meter sent half-hourly updates over the air to Hell HQ."

And why exactly do they need half hourly readings for sending me a monthly bill?

If they want to offer variable tariffs they can read an aggregated figure for each of the tariff bands at the end of the month. A bit like my economy 7 meter provides a monthly figure for both night and day usage. They don't need to know that I was cooking my dinner between 7:00 pm and 7:30 pm on Tuesday.

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