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Re: Google wants to be your Internet
On Tue, 23 Jan 2007 10:18:09 CST, Brandon Galbraith said: > Why don't utilities strike deals with celluar providers to push data back to > HQ over the cellular network at low utilization times (how many people use > GPRS in the dead of night?). Especially in rural areas (where physically reading meters sucks the most due to long inter-house distances), you have no guarantee of good cellular coverage. The electric company *can* however assume they have copper connectivity to the meter by definition....