Smart Gas Meters & Metering

Verizon Intelligent Gas as a service

Bring your natural gas system into the 21st century.

With demand for natural gas on the rise and 2.1 million miles of aging pipelines needing to be replaced, utilities are looking to the Internet of Things (IoT) to evolve the industry. Our smart gas solution now offers an integrated IoT approach to smart metering, along with near real-time data for better visibility that can help transform your gas system.

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Verizon Grid Wide Utility Solutions: Intelligent Gas makes it easy to get started, with a fully managed, scalable, secure, cloud-based IoT platform-as-a-service (PaaS) model. It’s a cost-effective, efficient way to modernize your gas system with smart gas metering, meter data management, and distribution monitoring and control using a single platform, which means you control how much and when you upgrade your gas system management infrastructure.

With the Verizon Grid Wide IoT Gateway, you can take advantage of an integrated solution for smart gas metering with point-to-multipoint communication to service and collect data from multiple gas meters and sensors. The Grid Wide IoT Gateway supports open standards and technologies, with open interfaces that provide support for proprietary gas-meter-reading protocols and a wide range of radio modulations and frequencies. The Grid Wide IoT Gateway solution provides utilities with an extensible open-standards-based solution that helps avoid proprietary technology lock-in. Best of all, intelligent gas solutions let you pay as you go. You can focus on problem areas first, and upgrade services as you need them.

Intelligent Gas solutions include:

Smart gas metering

  • Remotely configure, monitor, manage and control gas delivery system devices to help manage billing, operational meter and sensor data, and improve customer service.
  • Quickly detect issues with consumption, anomalies, tamper, flow and pressure.
  • Access scheduled and on-demand data, and receive event alerts and notifications.

Smart gas-meter data management

  • Automate billing validation to help increase accuracy and revenue.
  • Understand usage patterns and predict demand spikes using smart meter data.
  • Manage and store billing data for historical use and analysis.

Distribution monitoring and control

  • Identify delivery system anomalies and isolate issues to help reduce service disruptions.
  • Monitor performance and upgrades based on usage versus time.

Integrated reporting , dashboards and analytics

  • Increase insight into your gas system.
  • Take a proactive approach to asset management and maintenance.
  • Support conservation efforts.

Security infrastructure services

  • Implement public key infrastructure (PKI) and pre-shared key (PSK) services.
  • Provision digital identity of managed devices.
  • Manage digital signing and authenticity services.

Smart efficiency: Grid Wide IoT Gateway

We can save you the complexity of building out your own intelligent water and gas systems by integrating all of the essential hardware, software, open and proprietary protocols, and LTE network components into a single cloud-based PaaS solution. The smart metering software components and Grid Wide IoT Gateway hardware are fully operated and managed within the Verizon cloud and integrated with the required Verizon 4G LTE low-power wide area (LPWA) network operational support and business support systems. These integrated components and systems provide reliable, scalable, measurable, end-to-end secure network connectivity between the networked smart meters and the Grid Wide Smart Metering service.

Verizon Grid Wide IoT Gateway is designed to work with the Grid Wide PaaS, so you can promote efficiency and still get the simplicity and control your business needs, today and down the road.

Core Technologies

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Networks and Advanced Communications

Connecting smart meters to data stores requires a reliable, intelligent network. We have the reach and the resources to make the connection happen, securely and efficiently.

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Mobility

Mobile devices provide your workforce with tools and information to deliver world-class service, even from the field. Insights into employee location and performance also help increase productivity and control costs.

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Internet of Things

Throughout your smart gas grid, machines collect and transmit vital information through reliable connections to back-end management systems. You can use this data to automate processes, remotely monitor operations and track assets across distances.

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Security

Aging infrastructures and high-profile assets increase your chances of a data breach or malware attack. Protecting your infrastructure and information—and addressing stringent security requirements—is more vital than ever. 

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  • Easily modernize your gas system.

    Easily modernize your gas system.

    Learn how to modernize your gas system securely and reliably.

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  • The path to a modern gas system

    The path to a modern gas system

    See how a smart gas system can help you handle issues before they become serious problems.

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  • See how our managed, cloud-based platform as a service helps simplify gas system modernization.

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