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Leading tech firms make CDP 2105 Climate A List

| November 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
Leading tech firms make CDP 2105 Climate A List

The Carbon Disclosure Project has named its A List companies for 2015. The A List represents companies that were graded ‘A’ for their climate change mitigation and reporting efforts for the past year – basically scoring 85 out 100 in the CDP grading. In addition, companies will have to score maximum points for reducing emissions […]

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ITU launches Green ICT application challenge

| December 25, 2012 | 0 Comments
ITU launches Green ICT application challenge

  ​     In support of the “World Environment Day” (WED) and to follow up on the Paris Call to Action on “Smart Sustainable Cities”, ITU and Telefónica have announced a Green ICT Application Challenge to uncover innovative ICT approaches and applications towards addressing global environmental issues in cities and urban areas. The submission period […]

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KPN, FT, top CDP Global 500 telecoms list for 2012

| September 16, 2012 | 0 Comments
KPN, FT, top CDP Global 500 telecoms list for 2012

The 2012 Carbon Disclosure Project report has pegged Koninklijke KPN and France Telecom as the top carbon performers in the telecoms industry. Both operators were awarded an “A”, with KPN scoring 94 and France Telecom scoring 89 out of a total score of 100 in the Global 500 CDP report for 2012. An A score […]

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Telefonica Germany sees €1.8m annual savings from energy efficiency

| April 11, 2012 | 0 Comments
Telefonica Germany sees €1.8m annual savings from energy efficiency

Telefonica Germany has identified €1.8 million in annual savings as part of its participation with Nokia Siemens Networks in the GSMA’s Mobile Energy Efficiency Optimisation service. The findings was part of a three year project led by the GSMA, which help the operator first benchmark, then improve energy efficiency by 14% per connection over the […]

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BT and Orange Business Services interconnect TelePresence service

| December 9, 2011 | 0 Comments

BT and Orange Business Services have became the latest operators to interconnect their TelePresence services. According to the operators, customers already with Cisco TelePresence systems on their network can now call similar organisations on the network of the other. The deal basically unified BT’s Global Video Exchange services with Orange Business Services Telepresence Community. The […]

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Five operators top European green telecom services research

| July 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

AT&T, BT, Orange Business Services, Swisscom and Telefonica, have been name as leaders in the Green Quadrant report from research firm, Verdantix. The report compared ten sustainable telecoms solutions provided by 18 of the largest telecoms operators in the European market, such as video conferencing, online collaboration, and cloud computing. According to Verdantix, five telcos […]

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Telcos to sell Microsoft Office 365 on cloud

| July 4, 2011 | 0 Comments
Telcos to sell Microsoft Office 365 on cloud

Major telecoms operators around the world will now be selling desktop software, albeit via the cloud. SingTel, Telstra, NTT Communications, Vodafone, Bell Canada, and Telefonica, have all signed up to distribute, or as Microsoft puts it, syndicate, Microsoft’s cloud-based Office 365 offering. Basically, Office 365 will give a user a package of software – Office, […]

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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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Telefónica taps NEC for cloud service offerings

| July 14, 2009 | 0 Comments

Telefónica will leverage NEC’s white label SaaS platform to introduce cloud services for small and medium sized business. As part of the deal announced this week, NEC will construct and provide the infrastructure platform for a range of application software targeting businesses and homes via SaaS platforms. Following the deal, Telefónica will provide a variety […]

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Charting the future of mobile infrastructure sharing

| April 10, 2009 | 0 Comments
Charting the future of mobile infrastructure sharing

By CommsDay International The recent announcement by Vodafone and Telefonica to share components of their mobile network in strategic markets in Europe will result in further outsourcing in the mobile, resulting in billions of dollars of potential savings, according to analysts and market researchers. Following the Vodafone and Telefonica announcement, which includes the sharing of […]

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