The Board of Smart Metering Systems plc (AIM: SMS.L), the integrated metering services company that connects, owns, operates and maintains current generation and new advanced metering assets and databases, is pleased to provide the following update on trading in the year ended 31 December 2012.

SMS has experienced continued strong trading performance across all business areas and, in particular, higher-than-expected activity levels in transactional services within its UK Meter Assets division. Accordingly, based on unaudited management accounts for the 12 months to 31 December 2012, SMS anticipates that its results will be around 10% ahead of current market expectations.

The full year results will be published in mid-to-late March 2013.

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