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C&W Worldwide and Silver Spring Networks in smart grid, smart metres pact

| August 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

Cable&Wireless Worldwide has entered in an agreement with Silver Spring Networks to work on rolling out smart grid and smart meters in the UK. The pact includes the development of the communications fabric, including IPv6, to support smart grid and smart meters. According to the operators, the network will be upgradable in the future and […]

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Vitesse Optimizes Power for Green Gigabit Ethernet Networks

| May 25, 2011 | 0 Comments

PRESS RELEASE: CAMARILLO, Calif. – May 23, 2011 – Vitesse Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: VTSS), a leading provider of advanced IC solutions for Carrier and Enterprise networks, today announced an expansion of its energy-efficient SimpliPHY™ family of Gigabit Ethernet (GE) physical layer devices. With green features that reduce power consumption by 75 percent or more, the […]

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$122Bn market for green telecom gear by 2014 – Pike Research

| March 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

Pike Research says that investment in energy-efficient networking equipment will reach US$122 billion by 2014, presenting 46% of the total network infrastructure market. Mobile network operators are expected to be the largest spenders, especially as they roll out their 4G networks. Mobile will representing “almost two-thirds of the green telecom market,” the research firm said. […]

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Guest post: 50 Energy Opex Saving Strategies for Telecom Operators – Green Telecom

| November 24, 2010 | 4 Comments
Guest post: 50 Energy Opex Saving Strategies for Telecom Operators – Green Telecom

By Pareekh Jain Energy is one of the largest opex head for Telecom Operators. Telecom Operators are looking for energy opex savings strategies both for increasing profitability and going Green. Equipment Vendors are looking at opex saving strategies from piece meal perspective limited by breadth of their solutions portfolio. Below is a representative list of […]

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In search of the greenest telco on the Fortune Global 500

| September 28, 2010 | 3 Comments
In search of the greenest telco on the Fortune Global 500

A core part of Green Telecom Live’s theme is to promote carbon accountability in the telecoms industry. As such, we have produced the first ever research report into the carbon performance and the strategies of the world’s top telcos, according to the Fortune Global 500 list of such companies in 2009. The research was compiled […]

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CIP Technologies aims to radically improve energy efficiency of photonic components

| September 27, 2010 | 0 Comments
CIP Technologies aims to radically improve energy efficiency of photonic components

The Centre for Integrated Photonics Ltd., or CIP Technologies, will be focusing its theme on improving the energy efficiency of photonic components at the ECOC trade show in Turin, Italy. “Whilst it is recognised that broadband provides a route to save energy from travel substitution, and provide more efficient ways of working, it does not […]

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New Energy Efficient Ethernet standard can save 80% on network power – UNH-IOL

| August 2, 2010 | 0 Comments
New Energy Efficient Ethernet standard can save 80% on network power – UNH-IOL

A new technology that can save as much as 80% on Ethernet networks is now being finalised by the industry. The new standard, called Energy Efficient Ethernet or EEE – also dubbed IEEE 802.3az, brings in a feature called, “low power idle mode,” which allows network equipment to save energy when no carrying traffic. According […]

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Broadband power line vs WiMAX for smart grids

| July 2, 2010 | 3 Comments
Broadband power line vs WiMAX for smart grids

Broadband networks built using an utility’s own powerlines has been pegged as a challenger to the use of wireless networks, namely LTE and WiMAX, for smart grid applications. According to this post in IEEE Spectrum, next generation wireless networks are vying for the share of the smart grid market, but utilities have other options, including […]

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Verizon and Motorola trial ‘green’ set top boxes

| April 15, 2010 | 0 Comments
Verizon and Motorola trial ‘green’ set top boxes

Following Verizon’s announcement of its green initiatives in 2010, the operator and its vendor, Motorola, have issued an official press release of one of those initiatives – a trial of energy efficient set top boxes for its FiOS TV service. The new set top boxes are up to 30% more energy efficient than current models, […]

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Alcatel-Lucent gets EC award for alternative energy program

| March 31, 2010 | 3 Comments
Alcatel-Lucent gets EC award for alternative energy program

The European Commission have given recognition to Alcatel-Lucent’s “Alternative Energy Program for Global Green Telecommunications” with an award in the 2010 European Communication’s Sustainable Energy Europe (SEE) campaign. The telecoms equipment vendor was picked the winner in the campaign’s “market transformation – voluntary commitments’ category. The Sustainable Energy Europe (SEE) campaign is an initiative of […]

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