Archive for August 6th, 2008

Green Telecom special report: Start up, VNL, introduces re-engineered, low power GSM system

| August 6, 2008 | 6 Comments
Green Telecom special report: Start up, VNL, introduces re-engineered, low power GSM system

VNL, a Swedish and Indian start-up headed by an ex-Ericsson executive, Anil Raj, claims to have re-engineered the GSM network architecture to support cheap and ultra low power base stations for extending coverage to rural areas. The systems, called WorldGSM, is a result of four years of development and includes a solar powered solution for […]

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How Intel measures its environmental performance

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How Intel measures its environmental performance

As the world’s biggest manufacturing of computer microprocessors, you can say that Intel is at the heart of the information revolution. Throughout the years, the company has managed to reduce the energy consumption of its chips in the market place, but can its own efforts to reduce emissions compete with the global demand of its […]

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IBM to build $360m flagship green data centre

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IBM to build $360m flagship green data centre

Big Blue, and now Big Green, IBM, has unveiled plans to build a US$360 million data centre at its facility in Research Triangle Park in North Carolina. The company will renovate an existing building at the site to create “one of the most technologically advanced and energy efficient data centres in the world.” “The new […]

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NTT Com selects Juniper T1600s for scalability, energy efficiency

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NTT Communications announced that it will deploy Juniper Network’s T1600 core routers over some 20% of its network to scale up capacity as well as reduce energy consumption. Key considerations for the selection included the non-disruptive upgrade path from the T640 to the multi-terabit capacity and energy efficiency advantages of the T1600. “To support rapid […]

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KT to set up renewable energy unit

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Korea’s KT will include a renewable energy unit in is articles of association by the end of this year. The country’s incumbent fixed line operator reportedly reached an agreement at a meeting of its corporate social responsibility committee meeting in early July to set up a renewable energy unit and to expand its environmental management […]

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Australia's PCI builds new green call centre

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Contact centre outsourcing specialist PCI is building a new unified communications contact centre facility in Melbourne using energy-efficient network solutions from Nortel and Platinum nPower channel partner Commander.

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