[time-nuts] Low cost synchronization

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Sun Aug 21 15:00:46 EDT 2005

In message <20050821.204040.123709461.cfmd at bredband.net>, Magnus Danielson writes:

>> The interesting thing is that they have been seriously thinking
>> about transmitting UTC and tarriff information on the grid, but it
>> looks it is cheaper to just use GPRS mobile phones.
>Indeed. In Sweden that has become a big thing, with the deregulated market we
>have. We haven't chosen that path here at home yeat, but I guess it is a
>question of time like everything else.

In Denmark they charge you $1000 extra to get a three-tariff meter :-(

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