What we do

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Covid-19

To help us minimise the risk of the virus spreading, and ensure the smooth running of the business, we are now asking DCC staff to conduct business meetings online.

We’ve taken this decision with the wellbeing and safety of our employees, customers and suppliers foremost in mind.

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DCC Products & Services

DCC is leading the design, build, test and integration of the data and communications infrastructure to connect smart meters with the business systems of energy suppliers, network operators and other authorised users.

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Future Service Development

As the provider of the centralised data and communications services that underpin smart metering, DCC has a crucial role in supporting the industry to deliver the smart meter rollout and help enable wider changes to the industry.

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Become a DCC User

Find out about becoming a User of DCC services. Our customers can use the live systems to send secure communications to Smart Meter devices as well as establishing secure connections to all DCC interfaces.

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Smart DCC in figures

30/11/2020

8233396

Interoperable smart meters on the network

30/11/2020

6058483

Total SMETS2 meters on the network

30/11/2020

2174913

Total SMETS1 meters migrated

03/11/2020

279446179

Number of messages sent across the network in October

Data point of the month
October

Was the busiest month for SMETS2 smart meter installations ever - even pre-pandemic!

Industry Insights

DCC Decoded - monitoring our network

By Jon Cooper, Senior Shift Manager

27 November 2020
DCC Decoded - our products and services

By Dan Wilkinson, Proposition Development Manager

23 November 2020
DCC Decoded - our secure network

By Chris de Asha, Senior Shift Manager

17 November 2020
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Latest Updates

    • 07
    • September 2020
    Second-generation smart meters pass 5 million mark

    The Data Communications Company (DCC) has confirmed that the 5 millionth second-generation smart meter (SMETS2) has been installed onto its nationwide secure network.

    • 30
    • July 2020
    Elective Communications Services – Customer Update

    Following on from our last update on the 26th June, we have now determined the next steps in our journey to make ECS a better fit to suit your needs.

    • 26
    • June 2020
    Elective Communications Services

    On the 31st March 2020, we released a questionnaire inviting our customers to respond on how we could re-align the ECS offering to better suit your needs. Here are our findings.

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