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The term ‘smart meter’ has been fluid over time, with a somewhat different meaning in 2018 than in 1998, and potentially something else entirely in 2038. Today, a smart meter is a two-way communicating digital meter, found most prominently in the electricity sector.

This article first appeared in ESI-Africa Edition 3, 2018. It will be published online on 10 August 2018.                                            

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