What we do

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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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Total SMETS2 meters on the network



Number of messages sent across the network in August

Data point of the month

Is the busiest day for SMETS2 smart meter installations so far in 2020.



Total SMETS1 meters migrated

Industry Insights

Profile on our People

We spoke to five of our black colleagues to find out what Black History Month means to them, and what their experience as a black person has been like at DCC.

21 October 2020
Solar energy is the key to sustainable development in Africa

By Miriam David, Business Executive

07 October 2020
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Celebrating black history

By Angus Flett, CEO

01 October 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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