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Southern Co. Arm Upgrades Mobile Site - Analyst Blog

By: Zacks.com
Posted: 4/10/2013 6:07:00 PM
Referenced Stocks: BIP;DUK;EXC;SO

In order to help customers get easy access to varied information, Georgia Power - the largest affiliate of electric utility Southern Company ( SO ) - has upgraded the mobile website of the company.

As a result of the up gradation, the customers of Georgia Power can easily access information regarding account balance, data usage, etc. through their mobile devices. Moreover, this site enhancement will aid the customers in paying their bills from home, office and even while travelling. They will also get information related to rebates and incentives while paying bills.

Management of Georgia Power discloses that almost every customer uses mobile devices for accessing information. The company believes that due to this upgraded mobile website, their clients will be able to communicate and also do business with them more efficiently.

Georgia Power added that its customers will also get instant information related to severe weather condition, which will help them deal with the uncertainties of the approaching summer storms.  

Georgia Power - one of the four electric utilities that make up Southern Company - is an investor-owned, tax-paying utility that serves 2.4 million customers across Georgia. It has been providing electricity to Georgia for more than a century, at rates well below the national average.

Headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., Southern Company is one of the largest generators of electricity in the nation, along with the likes of Exelon Corporation ( EXC ) and Duke Energy Corporation ( DUK ). Southern Company serves both regulated and competitive markets across the southeastern U.S.

Southern Company continues to earn returns that are among the highest in the industry, while it maintains its position as a low-cost provider of electricity with superior customer satisfaction levels.

Southern Company currently carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), implying that it is expected to outperform the broader U.S. equity market over the next one to three months.

Meanwhile, one can consider Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP ( BIP ), another electric utility, as an attractive investment. The firm sports a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), implying that it is expected to significantly outperform the U.S. equity market over the next one to three months.



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