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Verizon simplifies Internet of Things to accelerate adoption

| October 30, 2015 | 0 Comments
Verizon simplifies Internet of Things to accelerate adoption

Verizon today announced its global strategy to simplify the Internet of Things (IoT) and accelerate market adoption. Verizon’s plan includes: Launching ThingSpace: a new IoT platform allowing developers to create applications, customers to manage devices, partners to market their services, and Verizon to launch integrated vertical solutions simply, in an open environment. Creating a new […]

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Carmakers and others put US$1m each into driverless car test city at University of Michigan

| July 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
Carmakers and others put US$1m each into driverless car test city at University of Michigan

A consortium of investors that include major carmakers Ford, GM, Honda, Nissan, and Toyota is putting US$1 million each into a three year trial at the University of Michigan’s Mcity, a newly open facility specifically designed as a controlled environment to test driverless cars for mass commercial markets, reports Environmental Leader. Mcity, which opened last […]

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How ICT can help address climate change: Verizon

| June 12, 2015
How ICT can help address climate change: Verizon

Verizon’s Chris Lloyd talks about how the company supports the worldwide efforts to address global warming, and how the company’s communications solutions have empowered customers to significantly reduce their CO2 emissions. Green ICT applications can result in significant savings in carbon emissions, says Verizon’s global corporate citizenship executive Chris Lloyd, who is also vice chair […]

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Verizon treated 2 million pounds of electronic waste in last five years

| May 15, 2015 | 0 Comments
Verizon treated 2 million pounds of electronic waste in last five years

In 2010, Verizon set a goal to collect 2 million pounds – or 1,000 tons – of electronic waste in communities it serves by the end of 2015. That five-year goal was achieved today, eight months ahead of schedule, during Verizon’s e-waste recycling rally in Wilmington, as area residents, businesses and Verizon employees safely disposed […]

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Verizon adds eco-labels to devices

| April 30, 2013 | 0 Comments
Verizon adds eco-labels to devices

Verizon said it will start labelling the devices it sells with environmental performance data. Under the new scheme, Verizon’s devices will now feature ECO Specs Labels, which will highlight five key factors. The % of recycled content or FSC/SFI paper used in the packaging The % of recycled content in the Verizon Wireless Device Meets Verizon Wireless […]

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Orange and Verizon interconnect telepresence networks

| April 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

Last week, Orange Business and Verizon interconnected their Telepresence networks so users on either network can dial into the end-points of both networks. As you might imagine, one of the biggest issues with video communications is that there has so far been no universal numbering system, so even if both ends have video communications equipment, […]

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Why energy efficiency is critical for growth at Verizon

| March 29, 2011 | 0 Comments
Why energy efficiency is critical for growth at Verizon

Original article via CommsDay International Energy efficiency and network optimising might be one of the hottest topics for improving operational costs of telecoms operators, but the two factors might also be a critical factor for growth. Basically, an upgrade to the latest generation of equipment not only saves power and space, but it is sometimes […]

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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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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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Verizon bulks up sustainability efforts to trim environmental impact

| April 13, 2010 | 0 Comments
Verizon bulks up sustainability efforts to trim environmental impact

Verizon is stepping up its sustainability efforts with new and upgraded initiatives to reduce its environmental impact. The new initiatives and expansions include significantly increasing the number of alternative vehicles in the company’s fleet to conducting a trial of energy efficient FiOS TV set-top boxes to using more green products and services. “Customer demand for […]

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