Tag: green mobile

NBN Co to trial energy efficiency techs

| September 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

Communications Day, a subscription based newsletter for the telecoms industry in Australia, reports that energy efficiency will be a major focus of the country’s National Broadband Network initiative. According to the report, NBN Co., the company rolling out the NBN, is working closely with its supplier of wireless technologies, Ericsson, on energy efficient sites, including […]

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Interview with Telenor Connexion: Inside the world of M2M

| July 11, 2011 | 0 Comments
Interview with Telenor Connexion: Inside the world of M2M

Telenor Connexion, the unit of the Telenor Group focused on the machine-to-machine market, has been developing and deploying M2M applications for customers for the past decade. Green Telecom Live speaks with Gwenn Larsson, head of marketing at Telenor Connexion, about what makes M2M different from the rest of the mobile industry and the kinds of […]

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UN agency offers cash reward for the greenest mobile phone application

| April 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

The United Nations telecommunications agency has launched a new contest that will reward US$10,000 to developers who come up with the most innovative mobile applications that tackles the subject of climate change. The winner of the Green ICT Applications Challenge, organized by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), will also have their application showcased at the […]

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China Unicom, Nokia Siemens Networks set ambitious energy-saving targets

| April 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

China Unicom’s subsidiary in Anhui province is gearing up to reduce the energy consumption of its mobile base transceiver station (BTS) sites by as much as 20%. The operator will deploy Nokia Siemens Networks’ Energy Solutions including cooling box and battery cooling cabinet to replace more costly air conditioning units. “This is truly a win-win […]

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French firm turns mobile phone screen into solar charger?

| April 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

A couple of French inventors have developed a photovoltaic film solution for cell phone screens. The inventors are named Louis Deblois and Joel Gilbert and their company is called, Wysips. According to the associated report, the solution will fully charge a phone in 6 hours, while a 1-hour charging will yield 30 minutes of talk […]

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TRAI’s green telecom efforts not sufficient say experts – Moneylife Personal Finance site and magazine

| March 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

Another take on the Prof Girish Kumar submission to TRAI’s green telecom consultation. Basically, the same message, with more emphasis on the potential health hazards from cell towers and why telecoms operators shouldn’t be given subsidies to power their cell sites. Original story: TRAI’s green telecom efforts not sufficient say experts – Moneylife Personal Finance […]

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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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Meeting global health challenges with mobile tech – grant from Gates Foundation available

| March 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

US$100,000 grants are now available from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for mobile developers who can come up with a solution that better coordinates the matching of vaccines to millions of infants in developing countries. The Foundation is now accepting grant proposals for Round 7 of Grand Challenges Explorations, an initiative to encourage innovative […]

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Reduce power output of BTS – response to TRAI Green Telecom consultation

| March 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

An interesting report by Prof Girish Kumar of the Electrical Engineering Department at IIT Bombay on a consultation paper on green telecommunications by the Indian regulatory body, TRAI. His recommendation on green communications – reduce the maximum output power for base stations. According to Prof Kumar, by limited the transmitted power of base station sites […]

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Green energy to drive tower cos’ biz-Telecom-News By Industry-News-The Economic Times on Mobile

| March 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

via: Green energy to drive tower cos’ biz-Telecom-News By Industry-News-The Economic Times on Mobile. @the Economic Times of India NEW DELHI: Telecom tower companies are beginning to use green and efficient alternatives in renewable energy, especially in rural areas where electricity is scarce, opening up new business avenues worth over $1 billion for clean energy […]

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