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What is a network interface card (NIC) and why has one been installed in the meter at my property?

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What is a network interface card (NIC) and why has one been installed in the meter at my property?

A network interface card is the name given to the communication device inside an advanced meter that allows communication between the meter and associated systems. Advanced meters will continue to be read manually by Western Power until the associated communications system is activated.