TMCNet:  Ambient smart grid nodes certified for Verizon Wireless

[March 19, 2013]

Ambient smart grid nodes certified for Verizon Wireless

Mar 19, 2013 (TELECOMWORLDWIRE via COMTEX) -- Ambient Corp. (NASDAQ: AMBT) said that all of the Ambient Smart Grid Node family is now certified on the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network. For the first time, a high-speed, high-bandwidth communications network is now available to connect mission-critical utility and M2M smart grid applications.


Long Term Evolution (LTE) is the fastest growing and most advanced wireless network technology available, offering speeds up to ten times faster than 3G while providing significantly lower latency. LTE, an all-IP network, delivers the coverage and capacity for a fast, real-time connection that supports a larger number of connected endpoints and applications simultaneously, including video-enabled monitoring and control of grid assets.

Ambient Corp. helps utilities modernize the grid with IP-based networking products and applications that integrate and connect existing and future grid assets on a single, secure, flexible, and scalable smart grid communications platform. Ambient's Smart Grid Node family enables real time data communication for multiple applications, in parallel; gas, water, and electric metering, demand response, and distribution automation.

Ambient designs, develops and sells the Ambient Smart Grid communications and applications platform. The Ambient Smart Grid products and services include communications nodes; a network management system, AmbientNMS; integrated applications; and maintenance and consulting services. More information on Ambient is available at www.ambientcorp.com.

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