Wi-SUN Alliance is pleased to welcome its 50th member

US Utility Industry demonstrates support for Wi-SUN Alliance

May 05, 2014, 07:00 ET from Wi-SUN Alliance

TOKYO, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wi-SUN Alliance today announced that worldwide membership has now reached 50 companies. The newest members included US utility company Duke Energy and the Electrical Power Research Institute (EPRI).

"We are extremely pleased with the growing diversity of companies joining the Wi-SUN Alliance and supporting interoperable, standards based wireless networks applicable to Smart Utility and related industries," said Phil Beecher, Wi-SUN Alliance chairman. "The addition of Duke Energy and EPRI as members highlights the continuing acceptance of the Alliance's certification program in providing a credible and convenient way for customers to validate interoperability when making their business decisions."

About the Wi-SUN Alliance

The Wi-SUN Alliance is an association of companies working together to enable reliable, cost-effective, low-power wireless products based on open global standards including IEEE 802.15.4g.  The Wi-SUN Alliance comprises solutions for the Utility and related industries from original equipment manufacturers worldwide. Membership is open to all corporations.  Additional information may be found at www.wi-sun.org

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