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Press Release

Itron to Increase Utility Efficiency and Reliability with New Gas Communication Module

Cyble SC communication module improves data transmission and billing accuracy for utilities

LIBERTY LAKE, Wash.—Oct. 15, 2013—Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI) today announced the release of its newest, most advanced gas communications module. The Cyble SC features improved data transmission for more accurate billing and system monitoring. The moduleis built on the proven design of Itron's Cyble family of communication modules.

Using serial interfaces, thenew Itron Cyble SC communications module provides an accurate value of the meter index, which is transmitted with high reliability to devices such as volume converters or data loggers. The new gas communications module is a flexible solution for current and future remote reading applications and enables gas utilities to secure revenue and reduce operating costs related to installation, maintenance and site visits.

"We're excited to advance our already successful line of Cyble communication modules," said Jean-Paul Piques,vice president of product marketing for Gasat Itron. "This innovative improvement in reliable, accurate communication will help utilities save time and resources, enabling them to better manage gas resources to serve their customers more efficiently."

Itron will be displaying the new device in its booth, number 1.B27, at European Utility Week, October 15-17 in Amsterdam.


About Itron

Itron enables utilities and cities to safely, securely and reliably deliver critical infrastructure services to communities in more than 100 countries. Our portfolio of smart networks, software, services, meters and sensors helps our customers better manage electricity, gas and water resources for the people they serve. By working with our customers to ensure their success, we help improve the quality of life, ensure the safety and promote the well-being of millions of people around the globe. Itron is dedicated to creating a more resourceful world. Join us: www.itron.com.

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