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Originally posted by Maxatoria
smart meters are generally new tech and as such will go wrong alot more than older tech thats been well tried and trusted since they wont have the years of fault finding behind them and don't forget there will be people who know you cant fool a old school meter but may try and get a smart meter to fail to save money since the old meters had physical numbers on the screen and the new meters rely on a lcd screen which when on fire won't record the details so basically they need to watch the naughty people and make it more tough