SmartSynch Inc., a provider of wireless advanced meters, has announced a strategic alliance with Olameter Inc., an independent outsourced services specialist. The alliance will facilitate increased implementation of advanced metering technology while improving its accessibility to Canada’s utilities.

Olameter provides meter sales and service, field operations and IT solutions, servicing 2.5 million electricity, water and gas meters in Canada and the US. The company has added SmartSynch’s Transaction Management System™ (TMS) software to its ASP suite of data collection solutions. TMS and Olameter’s data management solutions provide a simple data integration path to existing billing and back-office systems. The complete SmartMeter™ System enables Olameter to extend its data collection capabilities to advanced meters throughout its clients’ service territories.