Falls Church, VA, U.S.A. --- (METERING.COM) --- January 25, 2008 – MainNet Communications, Ltd. has introduced a powerful product suite to make smart grid and smart metering infrastructure a reality for electric distribution companies. The compact, low power, weather-proof (IP67) product suite provides an easily installed and virtually maintenance free platform for reading meters, controlling load, distribution automation, AMI, AMR and direct load control.

Joe Marsilii, CEO of MainNet, said: "With over 25 years’ experience in the electric industry, MainNet's smart grid product suite is the best product for advanced smart grid applications available today. This suite of light weight, IP67, UL approved products means electric utilities and their customers will no longer have to wait for the benefits of an intelligent electric grid."

Michael Burd, Manager of Engineering and Production at MainNet, added: "UL and IP67 certifications, and the size, weight and low power consumption are the work product of a team dedicated to creating a solution that meets the electric industry’s requirements for small form-factor long life span and easy installation."